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Alex Lowde

Alex Lowde



Alex trained at University of Hull and at Motley. 

Work as Designer - Theatre, Opera & Dance


Scottish National Opera, Glasgow

Dir. Joe Hill-Gibbins

Generations / Random

Chichester Festival Theatre

Dir. Tinuke Craig


Almedia Theatre, London

Dir. Natalie Abrahami


West Yorkshire Playhouse

Dir. Sam Pritchard


The Royal Exchange Theatre

Dir. Jeff James

The Master Builder

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Dir. James Brining

Dutchman by LeRoi Jones

Young Vic

Dir. Ola Ince


Nuffield Theatre

Dir. Sam Hodges

Three Sisters

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Dir. Selina Cartmell

Lines by Pamela Carter

The Yard

Dir. Jay Miller

Linda by Penelope Skinner

Royal court

Dir. Michael Longhurst

Stink Foot

The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick

Dir: Jeff James

Miss Julie by August Strindberg

Aarhus Theater, Denmark

Dir. Polly Findlay


Opera Theatre Company, Ireland

Dir. Selina Cartmel

T'is Pity She's a Whore by John Ford

Shakespeare Globe, London

Dir: Michael Longhurst

Krapp's Last Tape

Sheffield Theatres

Dir. Polly Findlay

Glass Menagerie Dundee Theatre
Dir. Jemima Trevick

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Dir. James Brining

The Body of An American

by Dan O'Brien

The Gate, Royal and Dearngate Theatre
Dir. James Dacre
A Christmas Carol
adaptation by Neil Duffield

The Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh
Dir: Andrew Panton

Edward II
by Christopher Marlowe

National Theatre
Dir: Joe Hill-Gibbins

Ideal World Season - Perfect Match, Virgin and Override
by Gary Owen, E.V, Crowe and Stacey Gregg

The Palace Theatre Watford
Dir: Brigid Larmour, Joe Murphy and Selina Cartmel

Taking over the Asylum Edinburgh Lyceum, Citizens Theatre
Dir. Mark Thompson
Innocence Scottish Dance Theatre
Chor. Fleur Darkin
Lighting Des. Lucy Carter
Carousel Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Dir. Andrew Panton
Mill Lavvies 
She Town

Dir. Andrew Panton 
Dir. Jemima Levick
Dundee Repertory Theatre

Marriage of Figaro Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh
Dir. Mark Thompson
Blake Diptych Fleur Darkin Company, National Tour
Chor. Fleur Darkin
Lighting Des. Lucy Carter
Victoria Station/One for the Road The Print Room
Dir. Jeff James
A Clockwork Orange Theatre Royal Stratford East
Dir. Dawn Reid
It's a Mad World my Masters York University
Dir. Michael Cordner
Anna Karenina Dundee Repertory Theatre
Dir. Jemima Levick
Sleeping Beauty Dundee Repertory Theatre
Dir. Jemima Levick
A Doll's House Dundee Repertory Theatre
Dir. Jemima Levick

While You Lie

by Sam Holcroft

Traverse Theatre
Dir. Zinnie Harris
Equus Dundee Repertory Theatre
Dir. Jemima Levick

The Lions Face

by Elena Langer

The Opera Group
Dir. John Fulljames
The Adventures of Mr Broucek

Co-Production Opera North & Scottish Opera 
Dir. John Fulljames
Lighting Des. Lucy Carter

The Elephant Man Dundee Repertory Theatre
Dir. Jemima Levick

The Elephant Man winner of Best Design/Best Director and Best Actor at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland


Opernhaus Zurich 

Associate Designer
Dir. Robert Carsen
Des. Anthony Ward

The Adventures of Mr Broucek Co-Production Opera North & Scottish Opera 
Dir. John Fulljames
Lighting Des. Lucy Carter
Beauty and The Beast Dundee Repertory Theatre
Dir. Jemima Levick 
Chor. Fleur Darkin
Winner of the 2009 Critics Award for Theatre, Scotland for Beauty and The Beast at Dundee Repertory Theatre, director Jemima Levick.
Paradise Moscow Royal Academy of Music
Dir. John Fulljames
The Gentle Giant (revival) Linbury Theatre & Tour, ROH Education
Dir. Harry Fehr


Le Nozze di Figaro

Sadler's Wells
Dir. Jo Davies 

1997 - 2006

The Gentle Giant

The Clore Studio ROH2 Education
Dir. John Fulljames 

Angelic to Alnwick

Newcastle Playhouse
Dir. Ed Littlewood 

Tobias and the Angel
by Jonathan Dove

The Young Vic
Dir. John Fulljames 


Buxton Festival
Dir. John Fulljames 

The Threepenny Opera Richmond Theatre
Dir. John Fulljames
Romeo & Juliet Newcastle Playhouse (costume)
Dir. Alan Lyddiard
The Nose Lyric Hammersmith/Linbury Studio ROH2
Dir. John Fulljames
Paines Plough New Writing Season Finborough Theatre
Dir. Issey Mant
Triptych Cambridge University
Dir. John Fulljames

Work as Designer - Film

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (costume department) Warner Brothers
Dir. David Yates
Moliere - (Creation of environment for film pitches) Pathe Film Distribution
Dir. Laurent Tirard
Michael Clayton - (Creation of environment for film pitches)

Pathe Film Distribution
Dir. Tony Gilroy


Work as Designer - Exhibitions

Prague Quadrennial Collaborators UK Design for performance
Tobias and the Angel Victoria & Albert Museum



WhatsOn Stage

Alex Lowde's mirrored-in-the-round stage encases them like Crown Jewels: two sparkling national treasures on show.  Bissected by arches, it stresses our subjectivity; one's view of events depends on the angle of approach. Reflections bounce off each other, fragmenting the image. It underlines the two men's mutual vanity, but is itself vain: a moving catwalk, outlined in neon, it's twin revolve spinning the pair past one another.




T'is Pity She's a Whore (Shakespeare Globe)

..this production of John Ford's 1633 incest drama falls like manna from heaven

**** The Guardian

**** London  Evening Standard

Krapp's Last Tape (Sheffield)

***** The Stage

Alex Lowde's set confines Krapp within a peer-through shed-like habitat - a cluttered time capsule that slowly revolves to offer the audience an oterhworldly 3D perspective on a life reduced to playback memories, scratchily relayed to the outsie world through a series of bare speaker cones.

The Stage

A Christmas Carol (The Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh)

Alex Lowde's set is simple and ingenious...this fine Christmas show sends its audience out into the night exhilarated and thrilled.

The Scotsman

Designer Alex Lowde has gone for a Brechtian combination of gorgeously detailed period costume and minimal, functional sets.

The Daily Telegraph


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