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Alex Correia

  • Drama: Acting III
correia@waterwell.org

Alex is a director and actor. He is a graduate of the Directing Program at the Juilliard School where he received the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, and holds a BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College.

He is currently Associate Artistic Director of The Core Artist Ensemble based out of the Barrow Group Theater and is a proud member of Animus Theatre Company. He served as Resident Director for INTAR Theatre during the 2008/09 Season and the Director of INTAR’s Actors Collective from 2006 to 2009.

Alex has been a guest director at NYU’s MFA Dramatic Writing Program, Hunter College, Lee Strasburg Institute and at the LARK Play Development Center in NYC. His NYC Directing Credits include The Leak by Fernanda Coppel, Thorney Bushes by the 2007 Intar Playwrights Group and Trespass by Nelsan Ellis.

Assisting Directing Credits include Robin Hood directed by Joel Sass (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), The Cherry Orchard directed by Andrei Belgrader (Classic Stage Company 2011), Scapin by Moliere directed by Christopher Bayes at the Intiman Theater (Seattle) & The Court Theater (Chicago), and Lysistrata by Aristophanes directed by Andrei Serban at A.R.T. (Boston).

As an educator Alex has taught Acting and directed at the Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School in Steamboat Springs Colorado, West Palm Children’s Theater in Florida, the Fledgling Film Camp in Vermont and The Vermont Arts Institute in Lyndonville, VT.