Alex Eales

United Kingdom

Last updated: April 29, 2024

Alex trained at Wimbledon School of Art and is based in London, working at the multi-disciplinary 401½ Studios in Stockwell. He designs for theatre, dance and opera with a focus on new writing and live video work.

Designs for theatre include: Portia Coughlan (Almeida); Anatomy of a Suicide (Royal Court Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); Limehouse (Donmar Warehouse); Cleansed (National Theatre); Norma Jeane Baker of Troy (The Shed, New York); Fraulein Julie, Orlando and Schatten - Eurydike sagt (Schaubühne, Berlin); Der Kirschgarten, Bluets, Schlafende Männer, 4.48 Psychose, Reisende auf einem Bein and Alles weitere kennen Sie aus dem Kino (Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); Maladie de la Mort (Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris and European tour); Regeneration (Royal Derngate, Northampton); Into the Woods (Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris); Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby (Royal Court & West End); Reise durch die Nacht (Schauspielhaus, Cologne, Berlin and Avignon festival); Brimstone and Treacle and Ghosts (Arcola Theatre); Design For Living (Salisbury Playhouse); Say It With Flowers and small hours (Hampstead Theatre); The Breath Of Life (Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield); Wunschkonzert (Schauspielhaus, Cologne and Berlin); Jungfruleken (Kungsliga Dramatiska Teatern, Stockholm).

Designs for Opera include: Un ballo in Maschera (Royal Danish Opera and Norwegian National Opera); Il Trovatore (Hamburg Staatsoper); Judith - Concerto For Orchestra / Bluebeard’s Castle (Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich); Rigoletto and Macbeth (Opera Theatre of St Louis); Falstaff (Shanghai Opera House); Le Nozze di Figaro (Salzburg Festival 2015); The House Taken Over (Festival d’Aix-en-Provence); Cosi fan Tutte (Opera Holland Park); Clemency (ROH2 Linbury Studio and Scottish Opera); Idomeneo (English National Opera); Tarantula in Petrol Blue (Aldeburgh Music).

Designs for Dance include: Cri de Coeur (Paris Opera Ballet, Opéra Palais Garnier); Bon Voyage, Bob (Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Germany).