Alex Correia

Alex is a New York City based freelance theatre director, educator, and actor. He served as Resident Director at INTAR Theatre in New York City from 2007 to 2009 and Director of INTAR’s Actors Collective from 2006 to 2009. He has developed new plays at INTAR, The Lark Play Development Center, the MFA Dramatic Writing Program at New York University, and the MFA Playwriting Program at Hunter College. His New York Credits include: Where’s My Money? by John Patrick Shanley at The Cherry Lane Theater; Leak by Fernanda Coppel at INTAR, Three to a Session by Desi Moreno-Penson at INTAR; Thorny Bushes- a staged musical radio play at the Daryl Roth Cabaret Theatre; I Am Yours by Judith Thompson at Center Stage NY; and Othello by Shakespeare at the John Houseman Theatre. His Assisting Directing Credits include: Robin Hood directed by Joel Sass at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; The Cherry Orchard directed by Andrei Belgrader, starring John Turturro and Dianne Wiest at the Classic Stage Company (NY); Design for Living directed by Gregory Boyd starring Marisa Tomei at the Williamstown Theater Festival; Lysistratadirected by Andrei Serban starring Cherry Jones at A.R.T (Boston); Scapin directed by Chris Bayes at Intiman Theater (Seattle) and The Court Theater (Chicago). Education: Alex holds a BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College and is a graduate of The Juilliard School Directing Program, where he received the three-year Andrew W. Mellon Directing Fellowship. Additional Acting Training: Circle in the Square Summer Program, Alan Langdon’s Monday Night Acting Class, Scene Study at the Barrow Group with Lee Brock and Seth Barish, Scene Study and Technique with Gene Frankle, Clowning with Chris Bayes, Commedia with Chris Bayes, Commedia and Mask Making with Christine Farrell.