Producing / Teaching

Pepperdine Scotland

Alex is the producer and adjunct faculty for Pepperdine University’s theatre exchange, Pepperdine Scotland. The inaugural 2012 exchange included the world premiere of Peter Arnott’s Why Do You Stand There In The Rain? which won a Scotsman Fringe First award and was shortlisted for three other awards. Why Do You Stand There In The Rain? subsequently toured Scotland in 2013.

2016’s The Interference, by Lynda Radley, won a Scotsman Fringe First, a Broadway Baby Bobby award, and was shortlisted for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award.  Pepperdine Scotland’s next world premiere is under commission and due to open at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018.

Please find full information on the exchange at:


In March 2016 Alex founded Rootstock Arts, a Glasgow-based company designed to facilitate international exchange and co-production between theatre makers.  Much of his work will come under the umbrella of Rootstock.  More information on the company can be found at:


Other Teaching Work

Alex  teaches a wide range of other classes for all age ranges, from Shakespeare performance to Devising and Improvisation.  He is also an exceptional educational program creator and administrator and has set up a number of endeavors for various organisations.  For more information on Alex’s teaching and educational administration work, or for private coaching rates, please contact him directly.