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Alessandra is a freelance theatre director and dramaturg. She was part of the inaugural Jamie Lloyd EMERGE Company, receiving directing mentorship from Jamie Lloyd, and was the Associate Director of Targeted Work at the Lyric Hammersmith before becoming Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse in 2022. Alessandra is a script reader for Park Theatre and Donmar Warehouse. She is also a board member of Stage Sight (an organisation aiming to create a more diverse and representative off-stage workforce) and a member of the GRT Equity Working Group (advocating for Romani traveller representation). Alessandra also works as a photographer. 

Awards and Nominations

List Of Productions

2023

MACBETH | Assistant Director | Director: Max Webster | Donmar Warehouse

THE KELTON HILL FAIR | Dramaturg | Director: Jack Nurse | Theatre Royal Dumfries

THE DECIDER | Director | Donmar Warehouse (Reading)

NEXT TO NORMAL | Associate Director | Director: Michael Longhurst | Donmar Warehouse

WUTHERING HEIGHTS | GRT Consultant | Director: Lucinka Eisler | Royal & Derngate

PRIVATE LIVES | Assistant Director | Director: Michael Longhurst | Donmar Warehouse

PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS

2022

THE CHRISTMAS THAT GOT FORGOT | Kestrel Theatre Company | HMP Spring Hill

TIPPING POINT | International Residency | Staged reading of the translation | Royal Court Theatre

CARBON | International Residency | Staged reading of the translation | Royal Court Theatre

TAMZARA | Unge Viken/Presence Theatre at the Norwegian Embassy

SCRATCH | Harold Pinter Theatre | Jamie Lloyd Company EMERGE Showcase Performance

EPHEMERA | Royal Court Theatre, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs | Living Archive

THREE SISTERS | Lyric Hammersmith Studio/ Wimbledon College of Arts Theatre | Evolution Festival

THE AMAZING INVISIBLE WOMAN | Pentabus Theatre

2021

THREE WISHES | Lyric Hammersmith Main Stage | START Company

HOT OFF DA PRESS  | Lyic Hammersmith Studio | START Company

DRYLANDS | Co-Director | Tramshed Theatre

CALL ME MAYBE | Arcola Theatre | Filmed short

2020

SWAY (A LIVE ACTION AUDIO PLAY) | Virtual Collaborators Festival

2019

HATCH | Barons Court Theatre

BY WAY OF KENSAL GREEN | Theatre 503 (Rapid, Write Response Piece)

AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

NEXT TO NORMAL | Director: Michael Longhurst | Donmar Warehouse

TORCH SONG | Director: Drew McOnie | The Turbine Theatre

AS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

MACBETH | Director: Max Webster | Donmar Warehouse

PRIVATE LIVES | Director: Michael Longhurst | Donmar Warehouse 

TWO PALESTINIANS GO DOGGING | Director: Omar Elerian | Royal Court Theatre

A NUMBER | Director: Lyndsey Turner | Old Vic

IDYLL | Director: Elle While | Pentabus Theatre

ME FOR THE WORLD | Director: Ali Pidsley | Young Vic

CARE | Director: Kane Husbands | The Pappy Show | VAULT & Latitude Festivals

AS DRAMATURG

THE KELTON HILL FAIR | Director: Jack Nurse | Theatre Royal Dumfries