Cast & Creative
Alex trained at The Royal Ballet School and danced with The Royal Ballet and Northern Ballet before moving in to musical theatre, performing in many West End shows and regional tours. She has worked extensively in theatre, film and television, with many distinguished artists, in a career that has spanned more than thirty years.
Directing credits: Portrait of a Lady and Wild Thoughts (New End Theatre, Hampstead) Heart and Soul (De La Salle, Bournemouth) The Hunting of the Snark (Millenium Dance) Still Life and The Memory of Water (New Venture Theatre Brighton) Honk! (Casino Theatre Geneva) Bye Bye Birdie (Zion Arts Centre Manchester) Latin Fever with Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova (Peacock Theatre 2009 and UK tour 2010) and Two (Nightingale Theatre Brighton)
West End Resident Director credits: Pickwick, Pygmalion, Divorce Me Darling! Copacabana, The Pajama Game, Tonight’s the Night, Grease, We Will Rock You, The Drowsy Chaperone and Midnight Tango, with Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone.
Choreographic credits: A Doll’s House, The School Mistress, Dangerous Corner and Our Betters (Chichester Festival Theatre) Bumpy Ride (Greenwich Theatre) The Erpingham Camp (Everyman Theatre, Liverpool and the Edinburgh Festival) West Side Story, Songs For a New World and Nine (Arts Educational School) Once on this Island and Merrily We Roll Along (Mountview Academy) Dancing at Lughnasa and Biloxi Blues (New Venture Theatre Brighton) Honk! (Casino Theatre Geneva) Bye Bye Birdie (Zion Arts Centre Manchester) Peak Practice and Bad Girls (ITV) the tap choreography for Angelina Ballerina (UK tour, English National Ballet) Diary of a Nobody and A Christmas Carol (Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton) Let’s Face the Music and Dance, The Winslow Boy, The Way You Look Tonight, Private Lives and Let’s Misbehave! (Salisbury Playhouse)
Alex has assisted Gillian Lynne on The Brontes, Secret Garden, Some you Win, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: Arlene Phillips on Terry Jones’ film of Wind in the Willows: Derek Deane on Strictly Gershwin for English National Ballet and The Nutcracker for Shanghai Ballet and Croatian National Ballet.