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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.


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


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


2-5 years


Site Responsive/Immersive
Street Theatre
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


Latest Events

We are delighted that our associate company the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme (RTYDS) will be curating and delivering the program for emerging directors, producers, designers and artists whilst we temporarily reduce our key operations throughout June and July 2020.  Find out what events we have planned