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Alex Ferguson

Producer Merseyside

Alex (He/Him) is a Liverpool-based producer, interested in art as activism, personal/societal change through radical arts, and queering everything. He is a graduate of loads of things, like University of Liverpool, Stage One Commercial Producer’s Workshop, and NUS’ Lead and Change Programme. He currently co-runs the UK's longest running LGBTQIA arts festival, Homotopia, (https://www.homotopia.net/) as producer, leading on artist development, the engagement programme and in house produced events. When he’s not at Homotopia, he is the host and producer of the spoken word podcast, monthly event, and artist development programme A Lovely Word, based at the iconic Liverpool Everyman. He also freelance produces the multi-award winning progressive brass band/theatre troupe Perhaps Contraption’s Nearly Human (“Completely extraordinary” BBC 6 Music), Majid Mehdizadeh's Young Man's Angry Movement (https://www.everymanplayhouse.com/whats-on/ymam) and many other things

Credits

- Producer, Homotopia Festival, Homotopia, 3 weeks, November 2020
- Executive Producer, EAT ME: Apocalypse Edition, Homotopia/EAT ME Productions, Online, April 2020
- Producer, Nearly Human, Perhaps Contraption, VAULT festival, 1 week, March 2020
- Producer, Torn From Home: International Holocaust Memorial Day, Princes Road Synagogue, 1 night, January 2020, 2019
- Producer, Homotopia Festival, Homotopia, 2 weeks, November 2019
- Executive Producer, Julius 'Call Me Caesar' Caesar, ARK Ferguson/NTA Productions, Gilded Balloon, 4 weeks, August 2019
- Producer, Nearly Human, Perhaps Contraption, Pleasance, 4 week, August 2019
- Touring Producer, Romeo & Juliet, Rubbish Shakespeare Company/Multiple Venues, 6 weeks, Spring 2019
- Event Manager, In Our Times, Collective Encounters, Northern Lights, 1 night, March 2019,
- Line Producer, Keep Pushing, Collective Encounters/The Space, Online, December 2018
- Producer/Actor, Romeo & Juliet, Rubbish Shakespeare Company, Pleasance, 4 weeks, August 2018,
- Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator, The Tempest, Imaginarium/Shakespeare North, Multiple venues, 5 weeks, Summer 2018
- Producer/Co-writer, Santas Christmas Party, SL Events/Culture Liverpool, Cunard Building, 6 weeks, Winter 2017
Credits before this include; SL Events, Shakespeare North, University of Liverpool

Training

Stage One Commercial Producer’s Workshop, October 2018
YEP Producers, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, 2013/14

Experience

2-5 years

Skills

Dramaturgy
Teaching
Working with Young People
Writing

Additional Languages

Moderate French

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