Acting, writing and theatre-making
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Alex’s work as an actor includes Young Vic, BBC, NIE, Kneehigh, Barbican, LIFT Festival, and Improbable. Following training with Philippe Gaulier she ran cult indie theatre company Cartoon de Salvo for 20 years, touring nationally and internationally and now is pursuing new adventures in acting and writing.
As a writer Alex has been commissioned by National Theatre Wales, is mentored by award-winning writer Chris Thorpe and is currently under commission to the RSC, with another seed-commission to NTW. She was awarded a place on 2017 Jerwood/Arvon scheme and was 2018 Writer in Residence at Theatr Clwyd.
Alex is an Associate of Improbable for whom she has improvised in Animo, Lifegame and Permission Improbable. She co-led Improbable’s Generations project with Guy Dartnell, and she also facilitates for the Devoted and Disgruntled Open Space events. She’s taught at drama schools including Central and East 15, and offers artist support as an Associate of Theatre Bristol.
Some projects I've been working on recently
My play A Whole Way of Life * has been commissioned and developed by National Theatre Wales. It’s for rural communities and the village hall is decked out for Gareth’s 21st birthday, where he’s all set to take over the farm. Then a cowboy arrives. Over the past year or so I’ve developed the piece at Cowbridge […]
I’m so excited to have been awarded funding from the Artists International Development fund by the British Council and Arts Council of England. I’m using this to develop contacts for my work in a European context, supported by coach Gary Hills. I’m travelling to Montpellier to attend the International European Theatre Meeting, then in […]
In March I was invited to Wales Millennium Centre to speak and compere at Women of the World Caerdydd on the subject of inspiring change. I was so proud to do this in the city I was born in, Cardiff and met some extraordinary co-panelists, some women who’ve really changed the world from the blogosphere […]
Get in touch
Literary agent - Ikenna Obiekwe, Independent Talent +44 7900 683736
Acting agent - James Ireson, Narrow Road Company +4420 7831 4450