'skillfully directed and staged by Alex Howarth, who uses the small space expertly to tell this tale'
The Manhattan Digest on We Live By the Sea, 59E59 Theatres New York
Selected Directing Credits
Other credits include:
Jane Eyre (National Tour, 2021), Annie (Barn Theatre, 2019), Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical (Upstairs at the Gatehouse and Underbelly Edinburgh, 2019), Junk (Old Red Lion, 2019), Aladdin (The Palace Theatre, Newark, 2018), Dirty Laundry (Union Theatre, 2018), The Tortoise and the Hare (Director & Writer, National Tour, 2017), When We Ran (Director & Lead Deviser, The Pleasance Edinburgh, 2017), Snow White (Co-director, The Hexagon, Reading, 2016), Oliver! (Co-director, Trinity Theatre, 2016), The School For Husbands (National Tour, 2015), Arabian Nights (Souk Al Jubail, United Arab Emirates, 2015), Spring Awakening (Duke St Theatre, 2014) , Sitting Up For Michael, C.L.G (The White Bear, 2014), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (National Tour, 2013), and Dear Santa (The Capitol, Horsham, 2013).
Work in Drama Schools includes:
Richard II (Central School of Speech and Drama, 2021), Fiddler on the Roof (University of Chichester, 2021), A Monster Calls, Citysong and Lord of the Flies (University of Cumbria, 2022, 2021 and 2019), The Laramie Project (University of Chester, 2021), The Wind In the Willows, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Loserville (Liverpool Theatre School, 2018, 2017 and 2016), Showcase (Identity School of Acting, 2017), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (World Stage Premiere, Mountview, 2014) and Acting Through Song tuition at Associated Studios.
Work in training includes:
Rain Man (Karamel), Beans on Toast (Karamel) and Cafe Nation (Cockpit Theatre).
As Musical Director:
Aladdin (Pearce Suite Theatre, Maidenhead, 2017).
Strictly Lawrie (in development, 2021-2022), The Greatest Hits of Lily and John (The Other Palace, 2021), A Partnership (Paper Mug, 2021), Humanity Dick (Tuscany, 2020 and 2021), In Stars (Zoo Co, 2017), The Illness Should Attend (Katy Lipson, 2017), The Artificial Brain (The New Diorama, 2016)
The Kite Runner (dir. Giles Croft, National Tour, UK Productions, 2018) , La Traviata (dir. Richard Eyre, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, 2016) , Qdos Pantomimes 2015/16
Cassie and the Lights
‘Excellent Play’ Award at the Central Academy Awards, China and Best Theatre at Adelaide Festival, Australia
We Live By the Sea
Best Theatre, Critic’s Choice and Peace Foundation Awards at Adelaide Festival, Australia
Owle Schreame Award for Classical Theatre
Beans on Toast
IdeasTap Edinburgh Award
A Brief List of Everyone Who Died
OnComm Award for online theatre (Finalist)
We Live By the Sea
The Fringe First and Off West Awards for Best Production and Best Ensemble.
Other skills: Basic British Sign Language (Certificate in ‘Introducing British Sign Language’ from British-Sign), Piano (Grade 8 and excellent sight reading), and Voice (Grade 8). Highly experienced in primary education and drama therapy with people with disabilities.