In 2014 Alex quit drumming in a psychedelic glam rock band, quit producing commercial videos, and moved from Oakland to New York to reorganize his life around playwriting. His first full length production, Algorithmism, premiered at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival. Other full length plays include: Rockstars Don't Tie Their Own Shoes and Juke House.

He lives in Brooklyn where he's also a percussionist and an actor. He recently composed and performed the percussion for Colossal at SF Playhouse

He studied Theatre and Creative Writing for the Media at Northwestern University. 

Recent Honors

Best Bet of FringeNYC, Algorithmism, Theatre is Easy, 2016
Nominated: Best Specialty (Percussion Composition), Colossal, SFBATCC Award, 2016


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