Alex is a second year PhD student in Theater History and Performance Studies. His research interests include the intersection between performance theory and digital media, the performance of monstrosity, and the creation and reproduction of cultural mythologies and folklore.
- MA in Theater Arts, University of California, Santa Cruz
- BFA in Drama, Carnegie Mellon University
November 2018: “Digital Drag in Overwatch” For Videogames and Theatre Studies Working Group. At the American Society for Theater Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
November 2017: “Side Seat Gaming: An Analysis of the Xbox One Copilot,” For Playing the Extra/Ordinary: Video Games and Difference Working Group. At the American Society for Theater Research Conference, Atlanta, GA.
November 2016: “Bioware’s Angels: Feminism and Performance in Roleplaying Games.” For Video Games and Gaming: Towards a Transmedial Analysis Working Group. At the American Society for Theater Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
- Mary Michael Gifford Award for Excellence in Dramaturgy: 2012 Recipient