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international museum of surgical science: GUT exhibit

may 6 - july 3, 2022

The International Museum of Surgical Science presents GUT: an exhibit created by Alexander about his play Gut and the medical history that inspired it. The exhibit features a staged reading of the play, at the opening reception on May 18 at 7:00pm.

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mackinac island artist residency

june 7 - 19, 2022

Alexander is awarded a two-week residency as a part of Mackinac State Historic Parks' Artist-in-Residence program, to work on his play Gut.

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outlaws

may 6 - 28, 2022

Alexander appears in Avalanche Theatre's production of Outlaws by Cara Beth Heath, directed by Bec Willett, as Ensemble and Musician (Guitarist).

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frankenstein

april 6 - 7 2022

Honors Theatrics at Mississippi State University presents Frankenstein as their very first production.

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best of chicago 2021

march 2022

Alexander's play Where the Air Meets the Water, produced in 2021 by Avalanche Theatre, is voted Runner-Up in the Best New Play Category of Chicago Reader's Best of 2021.

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interview

january 2022

Alexander is interviewed by John Rosenberg of Hella Fresh Theater on playwriting, Where the Air Meets the Water, and Avalanche Theater. 

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fine arts building

november 2021

Alexander accepts the position of Marketing Manager at the Fine Arts Building, a historic landmark in downtown Chicago, as part of the Studebaker Theater and Carriage Hall team.

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arabia, arabia!

july 27, 2021

Arabia, Arabia! receives a staged reading as a part of the Beverly Arts Center's first New Playwrights Festival, on July 27, 2021. 

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outpost

july 11 - august 8, 2021

Outpost, the sequel to Generation Red and a play about heritage and moving on, receives a developmental workshop and reading with Drafted; A New Play Workshop from July 11 - August 8, 2021.

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frankenstein

may 22, 2021

Frankenstein receives a virtual production by Re-Casting the Movies in conjunction with the Community Cooperative on May 22, 2021.

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where the air meets the water

april 29 - may 22, 2021

Where the Air Meets the Water, a pair of intersecting one-on-one plays to be performed outdoors, is produced by Avalanche Theatre from April 29 to May 22, 2021.

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team building

april 11, 2021

Team Building, a special virtual play performed via email and zoom, with an interactive painting element, is presented as a fundraiser production for Avalanche Theatre on April 11, 2021. 

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ucross + the blank theatre: future of playwriting prize

february 2021

Alexander is honored to be selected as a semifinalist for The Blank Theatre's Future of Playwriting prize.

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cornucopia

november 13 - 14, 2020

Alexander writes the short play In Terms of UFO Sightings, This One Is Mostly Unremarkable for Avalanche Theatre's 24 hour play festival, Cornucopia. Directed by Brett Klaczyk.

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frankenstein

october 22 - 29, 2020

Frankenstein is presented as an audio drama in two parts by de Toledo High School.

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hark! episode v

october 1, 2020

Avalanche Theatre presents the world premiere of Hark! Episode V via Zoom. Cast: Elise Soeder, Owen Hickle-Edwards, Molly Mermelstein, Felix Abidor, Gabby Diaz, Michael Dalberg, LaRose Washington and Rae Hamilton-Vargo.

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hark! episode iv

september 3, 2020

Avalanche Theatre presents the world premiere of Hark! Episode IV via Zoom. Cast: Elise Soeder, Owen Hickle-Edwards, Molly Mermelstein, Felix Abidor, Gabby Diaz, Michael Dalberg, LaRose Washington and Rae Hamilton-Vargo.

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smokefall

august 14 - 22, 2020

Alexander appears as Daniel and Fetus One in Possibilities Theatre Company's inaugural production of Smokefall by Noah Haidle, directed by Melody DeRogatis. He is also sound designing the production. Cast: Hope Campbell, Javier Carmona, Gabriel Fries, and Jessica Uzo.

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art in the time of plagiarism

august 8, 2020

An excerpt of Arabia, Arabia! is performed virtually, as a part of The Plagiarists' annual fundraiser, Art in the Time of Plagiarism. Cast: Bryan Breau, Christina Casano, Stephen McClure, Sara McCarthy, and Brittani Yawn.

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hark! episode iii

july 9, 2020

Avalanche Theatre presents the world premiere of Hark! Episode III via Zoom. A portion of all proceeds are donated to Semicolon Bookstore in Chicago. Cast: Elise Soeder, Owen Hickle-Edwards, Molly Mermelstein, Felix Abidor, Gabby Diaz, Michael Dalberg, and Rae Hamilton-Vargo.

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hark! episode ii

june 18, 2020

Avalanche Theatre presents the world premiere of Hark! Episode II via Zoom. A portion of all proceeds are donated to the nonprofit My Block, My Hood, My City in Chicago. Cast: Elise Soeder, Owen Hickle-Edwards, Molly Mermelstein, Angela Rak, Felix Abidor, Gabby Diaz, Michael Dalberg, and Rae Hamilton-Vargo.

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hark! episode i

june 18, 2020

Avalanche Theatre presents the world premiere of Hark! Episode I, a virtual interactive choose-your-own-adventure play, via Zoom. Cast: Elise Soeder, Owen Hickle-Edwards, Felix Abidor, Gabby Diaz, Tony Bunnell, and Rae Hamilton-Vargo.

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b street theatre new comedies festival

may 2020

Socks & Co. is selected as a finalist for B Street Theatre's 2020 New Comedies Festival.

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generation red

january 17 - february 2, 2020

Generation Red receivses its world premiere at Otherworld Theatre in Chicago, directed by Bec Willett. Cast: Erin Kaye Ellis, Bo Armstrong, Dre Sampson, and Alyssa Ratkovich.

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neighborhood 3: requisition of doom

october 18 - november 2, 2019

Alexander sound designs Bower Theatre Ensemble's production of Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom by Jennifer Haley, directed by Bec Willett. Cast: Owen Hickle-Edwards, Maddy Bernhard, Huy Nguyen, and Kris Lantzy.

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fever dream festival

october 27, 2019

Generation Red receives a staged reading as a part of Benchmark Theatre's Fever Dream Festival, in Denver CO. Cast: Tresah Farris, Abid Hassan, Quinn Marchman, Chloe McLeod and Woodzick.

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avalanche biannual: issue one

fall 2019

An excerpt of Generation Red is featured in the first issue of the Avalanche Biannual, a twice-yearly journal of new plays.

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frances makes history

july 19 - 20, 2019

Frances Makes History receives a workshop production as Avalanche Theatre's first ever project, directed by Bec Willett. Cast included: Zoe Sjogerman, Kelly Levander, Andrew Robinson, Allie Wessel, Rae Hamilton-Vargo, and Sophie Hernando Kofman.

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please excuse my dear aunt sally

may 3 - 25, 2019

Alexander appears as Red in Bower Theatre Ensemble's production of Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally by Kevin Armento, directed by Bec Willett. Cast: Gabby Diaz, Felix Abidor, Martina Logan, and Andrew Robinson.

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avalanche theatre

spring 2019

Alexander co-founds Avalanche Theatre with Zoe Sjogerman in Chicago, becoming the company's first Artistic Director.