Current and upcoming projects include:

– Rigoletto – Opera Theatre of St Louis.

Directed by Bruno Ravella. Opens June 2019


– Orlando – Schaubühne, Berlin.

written by Alice Birch based on Virginia Woolf’s novel. Directed by Katie Mitchell. Opens September 2019, Berlin and then touring.

-Anatomy of a Suicide – Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg. Directed by Katie Mitchell. Opens October 2019.


– Bluebeard’s Castle  – Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich. Directed by Katie Mitchell. Opens February 2020.

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On set with Alan Lucien Øyen for 'Bon Voyage, Bob'

Alex Eales

Theatre Designer

Alex trained at Wimbledon School of Art, graduating in 1997. He works extensively in the UK and Europe, especially designing new writing and ‘Live Cinema’ work in Germany and France with director Katie Mitchell.

He has worked at the National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse and the Royal Court in recent years and has expanded his scope in 2016 designing Verdi’s Falstaff in Shanghai (Chinese premiere). Currently he is working on a new piece for the Shed in New York and new opera productions in St Louis, USA, as well as continuing to work in Europe.

Alex is based in London, working at the multi-disciplinary studios 401 ½ Studios in Stockwell. He continues to design for dance, theatre and opera.

On set with Leo Warner for 'Fraulein Julie'
Reise durch die Nacht

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