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Alex Sutton

Director London

I am a director working in new plays, Shakespeare, musical theatre, opera and adaptation.

I was the resident director at the National Theatre new work department in 2017. I currently run the Leicester Curve Musical Theatre young company, and direct for NYMT.

I came 2nd in the best play production for TWELTH NIGHT for the Park Teatern festival in Stockholm.

I have assisted Simon McBurney, Peter Gill, Melly Still, Braham Murray, Laurent Pelly, and Lonny Price on production as at the National Theatre, Royal Opera House, English National Opera and the Barbican.


DIRECTOR, Kiss me Kate, Other Place, 1 week, 2020
DIRECTOR, Cry Baby, Leicester Curve, 1 week, 2020
DIRECTOR, Edelweiss Pirates, Leicester Curve, 2020
DIRECTOR, Preludes, Southwark Playhouse, 6 weeks, 2019
DIRECTOR, Anything Goes, Other Palace, 1 week, 2019
DIRECTOR, Out House, Leicester Curve, 1 week, 2019
DIRECTOR, The Night before Christmas, Southwark Playhouse, 4 weeks, 2018
DIRECTOR, Sleepy Hollow, Other Palace, 1 week 2018


10+ years


Costume Design
Lighting Design
Movement Direction
Music - Can learn by ear
Music - Can Read
Music - Plays Instruments
Music - Singing
Music Composition
Performance Art
Physical Theatre
Prop Making
Set Design
Sound Design
TV / Film
Video Design
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

I speak fluent Italian and basic German and Russian.