Alex Mitchell

Alex Mitchell

Director (theatre)

  • Location: Hull
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available

Southener rooted in yorkshire. Artistic Director of Silent Uproar, Emerging Company 2016-2017 New Diorama Theatre and Supported Artist of Hull Truck Theatre

Recently I directed A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) by Jon Brittain which won the following awards: Fringe First- The Scotsman, Best Musical Production- Musical Theatre Review, Kevin Spacey Artist of Choice Award (Musical Theatre).

I am part of West Yorkshire Playhouse's Directors One Programme 2017, and have previously been shortlisted for Kevin Spacey UK Artist of Choice: Musical Theatre (2017), Charlie Hartil fund (2017), Old Vic 12 (2016 & 2015), Almedia Resident Director Programme (2016). 

Silent Uproar exists to commision writers to create provocative and playful new theatre to help make the world a little bit less shit.s  We are heavily influenced by pop culture and we believe you don't always have to be serious to say something serious.

Our creative work is focused on exploring how to incorporate devising and new writing, to challenge our audience, but most of all to ensure they have fun. We are currently trying to explore the different ways a story can be told.

Outside of Silent Uproar in 2017 I was undertook the position of Curator for Hull Theatre Festival Assemble Fest 

Work History

Artistic Director - Silent Uproar

Jan 2012 - Present

Script Reader - Hull Truck

Nov 2012 - Oct 2014

Freelance Youth Theatre Director/Facilitator - Hull Truck Theatre

May 2013 - Sep 2014

Assistant Director, Mandrake - Jack Studio Theatre

Apr 2013 - Apr 2013

Assitant Diretor, Saturday Night Sunday Morning - MiddleChild

Mar 2013 - Mar 2013

Education

Drama and Theatre Practise - 2:1 BA (Hons) - The University of Hull

Aug 2009 - Aug 2012

Skills

  • audience development
  • Director
  • new writing
  • site specific
  • youth theatre

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