Alex Tobey is a stage director based in New York City. Past directing credits include Good Girl Gone Bad (HERE Arts Center), The Greeks (Burning Coal Theatre Company), Everyday Afroplay (JACK), Watch Me Burn (The Wild Project), Expedition (Fourth Street Theatre), CO-OPERA (Pittsburgh Opera), It’s a Wonderful Life (Bricolage Production Company), and No Exit (bubble:PGH).
Alex is currently serving as the Assistant Director/SDCF Observer to Saheem Ali on Tartuffe at PlayMakers Repertory Company. He previously served as assistant director on Frontieres sans Frontieres (Dustin Wills, The Bushwick Starr), Tick, Tick…Boom! (Jonathan Silverstein, Keen Company), Distant Star (Shira Milikowsky, Abrons Arts Center), Gypsy (Eric Woodall, North Carolina Theatre), Houseworld (Andrew Hoepfner, San Damiano Mission / Ars Nova ANT Fest / Elements Music Festival), and Caenis (Lilleth Glimcher, Pace Gallery). Additional work developed and presented with The Drama League, Abrons Arts Center, TinyRhino, SERIALS at the Flea, Dixon Place, Bad Theater Fest, Playwrights at the Grand, and Exquisite Corpse Company.
Alex is the former co-director of bubble:PGH, a traveling inflatable performance space in Pittsburgh, that hosted plays, concerts, virtual reality demonstrations, and immersive experiences. He is also an associate artist with Third Space and a current member of the SDC Foundation Observership Class.
Alex holds a BFA in Directing from Carnegie Mellon University.
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