In our R&D In Process Series, members of our 2019-20 R&D Group take us behind-the-scenes of their projects in development. Today, Michael Alvarez reflects on the need for innovative uses of space in contemporary theater, and his work on Jason Tseng's immersive play "Sanctuary."
Michael Alvarez (Director) is an international and interdisciplinary director and visual artist. He has directed in New York, London, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Eastern Europe, including such institutions as Her Majesty’s Theatre in the West End, Arcola Theatre, Institute of Contemporary Arts (UK), and the British Museum. Michael was a recent 2050 Directing Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop, a Drama League Directing Fellow, and a member of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab. His new piece, "Love, Medea," with writer Peter Gray, will be in residence at the Center at West Park in January 2020, and his new musical, "Salome," will have a residency at A Noise Within in Los Angeles in Spring 2020. He holds a BA in Performance Art from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and an MFA in Directing from California Institute of the Arts. www.Michael-Alvarez.com
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