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Alexandra Whiteley

Director West Midlands

Currently Associate Artist of The Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham.

I'm an emerging director specialising in classical texts and adaptation, but with experience and interest in new writing and devising. I also work as a creative learning practitioner and facilitator with companies such as The Old Rep Theatre, Shakespeare Schools Festival and Theatre Centre.

Credits

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, The Iron Man, Graeae Theatre, 3 weeks, 2019

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Dead Endings, Birmingham Rep Foundry Festival, 3 days, 2018

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Much Ado About Nothing, Heartbreak Productions, 3 months, 2018

Training

Birmingham Repertory Theatre / Ramps on the Moon Residency 2018/19

RTYDS Introduction to Directing course at Birmingham Rep 2017

MA in Shakespeare and Creativity at The Shakespeare Institute 2014

BA (hons) Drama and English Literature at the University of Birmingham

Experience

2-5 years

Skills

Acting
BSL
Choreography
Devising
Dramaturgy
Site Responsive/Immersive
Street Theatre
Teaching
Working with D/deaf adults / children
Working with D/deaf artists
Working with disabled adults / children
Working with disabled artists
Working with learning disabled adults / children
Working with Young People
Working with young people with special educational needs

Additional Languages

BSL level 1

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