#140 – Alexander Thomas
Married to a spouse who works for the foreign service, American born Alexander, has lived in London, Berlin and currently in Toronto. He made his Toronto stage debut in HANGMAN at Storefront Theatre. Last summer he performed at the Toronto Fringe Festival in LETTERS TO ANNEBELLE as well as the Summer Works Festival in THE NAILS and was most recently seen in the world premiere of FOR BOTH RESTING AND BREEDING for Talk Is Free Theatre in Barrie. And A GIRL LIVES ALONE another Summer Works project.
His solo play, THROW PITCHFORK, premiered off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop and ran regionally at the Kitchen Theatre Company in Ithaca, NY, and won a Special Honors Award at the Thespis International Monodrama Festival in Kiel, Germany.
He has worked often at the Kitchen Theatre Company appearing in OPUS, BROKE-OLOGY, AFTER ASHLEY, THE WHIPPING MAN and SUNSET BABY.
His international stage credits include ON THE WATERFRONT directed by Steven Berkoff, which played London`s West End, the Edinburgh Festival and the Hong Kong Arts Festival.
He played the role of Ross in the Actors Repertory Theatre Luxembourg’s inaugural production of Edward Albee s, THE GOAT or WHO IS SLYVIA? in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.
His play SCHWARZ GEMACHT* was produced in spring of 2014 at the English Theatre of Berlin, in Berlin Germany and brought back for a 2nd run in 2015.
His training includes the Stella Adler Studio, and the Meisner technique with Richard Pinter.
Alexander is appearing in Theatre Mischief’s A Girl Lives Alone, starting August 11 at the 2018 Summerworks Festival.
He will also be appearing in Soulpepper’s fall production of The Royale by Marco Ramirez directed Guillermo Verdecchia.
*Now retitled CHWARZ GEMACHT (or) How Klaus Found His Blackness