ALEXANDER GREENFIELD


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Alexander Greenfield is an Atlanta-raised, New York-based professional stage director whose credits include award-winning productions in the Southeast and Associate Directing credits on Broadway and overseas. Most recently, he directed RICHARD III at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC & the Georgia premiere of Amy Herzog’s 4000 MILES at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, GA. Other recent productions include: the world premiere of KIND SOULS by Tom Diggs at Theatre 54 in Manhattan & THE WHIPPING MAN by Matthew Lopez at the Tony-winning Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA (Suzi Bass Award Nomination, Director of a Play).

Other directing credits include: World premiere of TEN MILE LAKE by Tira Palmquist at Serenbe Playhouse; HAPPY DAYS by Samuel Beckett; SWEENEY TODD (Fabrefaction Theatre in Atlanta, GA—Suzi Bass Award Nomination, Director of a Musical; Seven 2012 Atlanta Theater Fan Awards); A NUMBER by Caryl Churchill;

and THE BONE VIOLIN by Doug Wright. Recent staged readings/workshops include: MILO AT THE MOVIES: A New Musical at the Aurora Theatre; THE SEAGULL starring two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye; and REPORTING LIVE at NYMF starring Kate Shindle, Alex Brightman, and Theresa McCarthy. Alexander has worked extensively on Broadway and overseas as an Associate Director to Tony-winning director, Doug Hughes (DOUBT).  Hughes has called Alex: "A prodigy; a great thinker with great heart who is

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wonderfully capable of translating bold ideas into richly entertaining and memorable theater." As an AD, Alex has worked with such actors as Jan Maxwell, Brían F. O’Byrne, Debra Messing, Bobby Cannavale, Boyd Gaines, Richard Thomas, Rosemary Harris, Jim Dale, Cherry Jones, Sally Hawkins, Denis O’Hare, Brendan Fraser, Jim Belushi, Nina Arianda, and Robert Sean Leonard. Last Season: Associate Director of the Tony nominee for Best Play OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley at the Manhattan Theatre Club & THE CITY OF CONVERSATION by Anthony Giardina at Lincoln Center Theater. Broadway credits include: THE BIG KNIFE, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, THE ROAD TO MECCA (dir. Gordon Edelstein), BORN YESTERDAY, ELLING, & MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION. Other AD credits include: THE PRICE by Arthur Miller and GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS at the renowned Gate Theatre in Dublin, Ireland as well as the commercial Off-Broadway production of MY NAME IS ASHER LEV. 


Alexander has directed at the Seven Devils Playwriting Conference in McCall, ID and has conducted drama therapy workshops for teenagers in crisis at Cedar Ridge Academy in Roosevelt, UT. This past fall, he worked as a Guest Director and Assistant Producer for Playwrights Horizons Theater School. In 2007, he was appointed as an Artistic Associate at 7 Stages Theatre in Atlanta, GA.  At 7 Stages he worked alongside current Artistic Director, Heidi Howard, to create the devised theatre training program: Absolute STEP and was a core collaborator on the resulting workshop of THE BANANA RAPTURE OF 2012.


Alexander holds a B.F.A. with honors in Theatre from NYU: Tisch School of the Arts and is a proud member of SDC, the theatrical labor union for professional stage Directors and Choreographers.



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