'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).

Workshops:

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)

                    

Observerships:

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

 

Awards:

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

Medea

 Owle Schreame Award for Classical Theatre

 

Beans on Toast

 IdeasTap Edinburgh Award 

Nominations:

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.     

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

Institute of the Arts, Cumbria

Richard II

Richard II

Central School of Speech and Drama

A Brief List of Everyone Who Died

A Brief List of Everyone Who Died

Finborough Theatre

Fiddler On the Roof

Fiddler On the Roof

University of Chichester Conservatoire

Citysong

Citysong

Institute of the Arts, Cumbria

Cassie and the Lights

Cassie and the Lights

Vault & Adelaide Festivals

Chemistry

Chemistry

Finborough Theatre

Misterman

Misterman

New Wimbledon Studio & Brockley Jack Studio

Oh! You Pretty Things

Oh! You Pretty Things

Southwark Playhouse

The Fall

The Fall

Old Red Lion & Touring

The Lord of the Flies

The Lord of the Flies

Institute of the Arts, Cumbria

We Live By the Sea

We Live By the Sea

59E59 Theaters New York, Arts Theatre West End & Touring

The Red Light

The Red Light

Union Theatre

Two Sides

Two Sides

Arcola Theatre

Back to Blackbrick

Back to Blackbrick

Arts Theatre West End & Touring

The Memory Show

The Memory Show

European Premiere- The Drayton Arms

Medea

Medea

Guildhall Amphitheatre

Beans on Toast

Beans on Toast

Theatre 503 & Touring

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

World Stage Premiere- Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

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European Premiere- Edinburgh Festival