Assistant Professor in Residence, Scenic Design
Alexander Woodward is a New York based designer focused in scenic and costume design for live performance in theatre, opera and dance.
Alexander has found fulfillment collaborating on projects that span the performance art form: most frequently through scenic design, exploring the relationship of people to surrounding space. Recent credits include the critically acclaimed world premier of The Sound Inside at the Williamstown Theater Festival, as well as Ugly Lies the Bone, (Alliance) the world premiere of Lucy Thurber’s Orpheus in the Berkshires (Williamstown) and The Moors at Yale Rep which received a Connecticut Critics Circle Nomination for Outstanding Scenic Design.
In addition to his work as a designer, Alexander is a vocal ally for theater advocacy as it pertains to equality and inclusion within the field, in addition to theater’s power for social change brought about through production.
For the past five years Alexander has been the head of the Scene Design Department at the Williamstown Theatre Festival fostering the internship program as well as In The Wings the design showcase for young artists. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Ithaca College) and is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.