Alex Howarth - Director

Alex is an Off West End Award nominated theatre director and writer based in London. Recent credits include Back To Blackbrick (Arts Theatre West End and National Tour), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (World Stage Premiere, Mountview), Oh! You Pretty Things (Southwark Playhouse) and [titleofshow] (UK Professional Premiere, Edinburgh Festival).

His company Patch of Blue's devised play We Live By the Sea opened the Brits Off Broadway season at 59E59 Theatres in New York 2018 where it was Critic's Pick in the New York Times. It was nominated for Fringe First and Off West End Awards for Best Ensemble and Best Production. It ran at the SoHo Playhouse Off-Broadway, and won Best Theatre, Critics Choice, and Peace Foundation Awards and was in the Top 6 Shows To See in the Guardian during two seasons at Adelaide Festival.

Alex has worked extensively in disabilities theatre, having created performances with deafblind adults for the charity Sense. He will be the assistant director on La Traviata at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in January 2020.