Alexander Berlage is an award-winning director and lighting designer. He is co-artistic director of the Old Fitz Theatre. As a lighting designer, Alexander has worked for companies such as: Sydney Theatre Company, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sadler’s Wells, Opera Queensland, Circa, Sydney Chamber Opera, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Belvoir, Sydney Dance Company, Griffin Theatre, Pinchgut, Ensemble, ATYP, Hayes Theatre Co, and Red Line Productions.
Lighting designs include: for Pinchgut Opera, PLATÉE; for Sydney Theatre Company, LORD OF THE FLIES, CLOUD NINE, LETHAL INDIFFERENCE; for Birmingham Royal Ballet/Sadler’s Wells, A BRIEF NOSTALGIA; for Opera Queensland/Circa, ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE;
for STCSA/Belvoir: DANCE NATION; for Griffin, DEAD CAT BOUNCE, GOOD COOK. FRIENDLY. CLEAN.; for Sydney Chamber Opera, FUTURE REMAINS, DIARY OF ONE WHO DISAPPEARED, LA PASSION DE SIMONE, RESONANT BODIES; for Sydney Dance Company, NEW BREED; at Hayes Theatre Co, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, CAROLINE OR CHANGE, AMERICAN PSYCHO, CRY-BABY; for Critical Stages, SONGS FOR THE FALLEN. Awards: four Sydney Theatre Awards including: 2 for Best Direction of a Musical; and 2 for Best Lighting Design of an Independent Production; and the Mike Walsh Fellowship. His production of AMERICAN PSYCHO won a total of 9 Sydney Theatre Awards. Alexander is a NIDA graduate.
We acknowledge the First Nations people as the Traditional Owners of Meanjin (Brisbane).
In the spirit of reconciliation Australasian Dance Collective acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their deep connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
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