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Alex Correia

Lecturer of Theatre and Performance

Alex Correia is a New York City–based freelance theatre director, educator, and actor. He served as resident director at INTAR Theatre in New York City from 2007 to 2009 and director of INTAR’s Actors Collective from 2006 to 2009. He has developed new plays at INTAR, the Lark Play Development Center, the MFA dramatic writing program at New York University, and the MFA playwriting program at Hunter College.

Directing credits include:
  • Song for the Disappeared by Tanya Saracho at the Passage Theater (N.J.)
  • Where’s My Money by John Patrick Shanley at the Cherry Lane Theatre
  • Leak by Fernanda Coppel and Three to a Session by Desi Moreno-Penson at INTAR
  • Thorny Bushes, a staged musical radio play, at the Daryl Roth Cabaret Theatre
  • I Am Yours by Judith Thompson at Center Stage NY
  • Othello by Shakespeare at the John Houseman Theatre
Assisting directing credits include:
  • Robin Hood, directed by Joel Sass, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
  • The Cherry Orchard, directed by Andrei Belgrader, at the Classic Stage Company (N.Y.)
  • Design for Living, directed by Gregory Boyd, at the Williamstown Theatre Festival
  • Lysistrata, directed by Andrei Serban, at A.R.T. (Boston)
  • Scapin, directed by Chris Bayes at Intiman Theatre (Seattle) and the Court Theatre (Chicago)

Correia holds a BFA in acting from Marymount Manhattan College and is an alumnus of the graduate-level Juilliard School directing program, where he received the three-year Andrew W. Mellon Directing Fellowship.