Alex was born in Cardiff and trained as an actor at École Philippe Gaulier. Her theatre company Cartoon de Salvo devised shows for 20 years touring nationally and internationally. She recently began exploring her practice beyond the company, working as an actor with Improbable, LIFT, NIE and recently in Life of Galileo directed by Joe Wright at the Young Vic.
Encouraged by a commission from John McGrath (then at National Theatre Wales), she began to write plays and was invited onto Royal Courts 26+ writers programme. She was awarded a place on the 2016 Jerwood / Arvon mentoring scheme. During her mentorship with Chris Thorpe her play Light is on a Timer was commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company
Literary Agent - Ikenna Obiekwe at Independent Talent.
Acting Agent - James Ireson at Narrow Road