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), Transverse: An Autopsy of Gender (The Brick Theater), Elected Remains (Exquisite Corpse Company), Expedition (Fourth Street Theatre), CO-OPERA (Pittsburgh Opera), It’s a Wonderful Life (Bricolage Production Company), and No Exit (bubble:PGH). Additional work developed and presented with The Drama League, Abrons Arts Center, The Tank, TinyRhino, SERIALS at the Flea, Powerhouse Theater, Dixon Place, Bad Theater Fest, Playwrights at the Grand, and Exquisite Corpse Company.
Alex previously served as assistant director on Tartuffe (Saheem Ali, PlayMakers Repertory Company), 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).
Alex is the Resident Director of INKubator, a year-long program for professional writers at Art House Productions in Jersey City. He 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, an associate member of SDC, a 2017-2018 SDC Foundation Observer, and a 2017 Drama League Artist in Residence.
Upcoming: The Orange Terror Cycle, Part 1: Chapters 1-20 by Kev Berry at The Tank; Caveman Play by Savannah Reich at Art House Productions; Bright Lights, Big City 20th Anniversary Concert by Paul Scott Goodman at Feinstein’s/54 Below.
Alex holds a BFA in Directing from Carnegie Mellon University.
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