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Alexandra Spencer-Jones

Directors, Stage, Stage Director

    About Alexandra Spencer-Jones

    Alexandra is Artistic Director of the theatre company ‘Action to the Word’ (www.actiontotheword.com).  She won the Musical Theatre Matters:UK award for Best Emerging Artist for the writing and direction of the new musical CONSTANCE & SINESTRA AND THE CABINET OF SCREAMS.

    Projects Include:

    GODSPELL
    Director
    Assembly Festival Edinburgh/Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

    SWEENEY TODD
    Director
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

    URINETOWN
    Director
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

    LEGALLY BLONDE
    Director
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

    CITY OF ANGELS
    Director
    Rose Bruford

    BATBOY
    Director
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

    A GENEROUS LOVER
    Edinburgh Festival and Camden People’s Theatre
    Director
    Voted ‘Best of the Fest’ One of The Scotsman’s 10 Top Picks

    ★★★★ “Elegant, incisive and intoxicating” – The Scotsman

    “A masterclass in solo work…exquisite” – Fringe Review

    ★★★★ “A fierce originality and a cutting charm” – The List

    ★★★★ “Extremely absorbing and impressive” – ScotsGay

    ★★★★★ “Unmissable” – To Do List

    STREET SCENE
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
    Director

    ★★★★  The Herald

    ‘Bravo and brava to all concerned. This is a production of infinite quality’ Glasgow Theatre Blog

    CONSTANCE & SINESTRA
    Director
    Ruse Bruford

    GOBSMACKED
    Director
    US Tour

    A CLOCKWORK ORANGE – Anthony Burgess
    Director
    Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word
    New York

    WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN
    Director
    LIPA

    A CLOCKWORK ORANGE – Anthony Burgess
    Director
    Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word
    The Park Theatre

    ★★★★★
    BroadwayWorld.com

    ★★★★
    ‘Stylish, stylised, and drenched in sweat, the show has a breathless, exhilarating energy’  The Stage

     ★★★★
    ‘a kind of Berkoff ballet, true to the spirit of the source material, but imprinted with an originality that will stay with you after the play ends’ BritishTheatre.com

    ★★★★
    ‘a striking rendition of a modern classic’  Daily Express

    ★★★★★                                ★★★★★
    LondonTheatre1                    The Reviews Hub


    DRACULA
    Adaptor / Director
    Latitude Festival & Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival
    Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word

    OUR LADY OF 121st STREET
    Rose Bruford

    THE PRIORY
    BSA

    ALL DAY PERMANENT RED
    Oxford School of Drama

    RENT
    Birmingham School of Acting

    CLOUD 9 – Caryl Churchill
    Birmingham School of Acting

    THE ORESTEIA: EUMENIDES
    Also Translator
    Action to the Word, Camden People’s Theatre, London

    A CLOCKWORK ORANGE – Anthony Burgess
    Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word
    International Tour (Australia, Norway & Hong Kong)

    MAN-1, BANK-0 – Patrick Combs
    Soho Theatre, London

    A CLOCKWORK ORANGE – Anthony Burgess
    Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word
    The Soho Theatre, London & UK Tour

    CONSTANCE & SINESTRA (and the Cabinet of Screams)
    Also Co-Writer
    Action to the Word / ATG
    The New Wimbledon Studio & Edinburgh Festival 2011
    Winner: 2011 Musical Theatre Matters: UK Awards – Best Emerging Artist

    TITUS ANDRONICUS – William Shakespeare
    Action to the Word, Edinburgh Festival 2011

    THE ORESTEIA: CHOEPHORI
    Also translator
    Action to the Word / St Giles, London

    THE ORESTEIA: AGAMEMNON
    Also translator
    Action to the Word / Camden People’s Theatre

    THE MERCHANT OF VENICE – William Shakespeare
    Action to the Word / Camden People’s Theatre

    ROMEO & JULIET – William Shakespeare
    Action to the Word / AbbeyFest, London

    SHAKESPEARE SHORTS: Or What’s In a Name?
    Action to the Word / Edinburgh Fringe


    Associate Credits Include:

    SIX
    West End and International
    Associate to Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage

    STEPPING OUT
    Theatre Royal Bath
    Associate to Maria Friedman

    OLIVER!
    Grange Park Opera

    BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM
    West End

    PETER GRIMES
    Associate & Movement Director to Jeremy Sams
    Grange Park Opera

    HOPE – Scott Williams
    Royal Court, Liverpool

    LA PERICHOLE
    Associate Director to Jeremy Sams
    Garsington Opera

    THE WIZARD OF OZ
    Assistant Director to Jeremy Sams
    Really Useful Group / London Palladium

    Theatre

      • Production
      • Company
      • Notes
      • SIX
      • West End and International
      • Associate to Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage
      • STEPPING OUT
      • Theatre Royal Bath
      • Associate to Maria Friedman
      • OLIVER!
      • Grange Park Opera
      • BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM
      • West End
      • PETER GRIMES
      • Grange Park Opera
      • Associate & Movement Director to Jeremy Sams
      • HOPE
      • Royal Court, Liverpool
      • LA PERICHOLE
      • Garsington Opera
      • Associate Director to Jeremy Sams
      • THE WIZARD OF OZ
      • Really Useful Group / London Palladium
      • Assistant Director to Jeremy Sams
      • GODSPELL
      • Assembly Festival Edinburgh/Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
      • Director
      • SWEENEY TODD
      • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
      • Director
      • URINETOWN
      • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
      • Director
      • LEGALLY BLONDE
      • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
      • Director
      • CITY OF ANGELS
      • Rose Bruford
      • Director
      • BATBOY
      • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
      • Director
      • A GENEROUS LOVER
      • Edinburgh Festival and Camden People's Theatre
      • Director / Voted 'Best of the Fest' One of The Scotsman's 10 Top Picks - ★★★★
      • STREET SCENE
      • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
      • Director
      • CONSTANCE & SINESTRA
      • Ruse Bruford
      • Director
      • GOBSMACKED
      • US Tour
      • Director
      • A CLOCKWORK ORANGE 
      • Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word (New York)
      • Director
      • WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN
      • LIPA
      • Director
      • A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
      • Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word (Park Theatre)
      • Director /  ★★★★ (The Stage, Daily Express)
      • DRACULA
      • Latitude Festival & Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word
      • Adaptor / Director
      • OUR LADY OF 121st STREET
      • Rose Bruford
      • THE PRIORY
      • BSA
      • ALL DAY PERMANENT RED
      • Oxford School of Drama
      • RENT
      • Birmingham School of Acting
      • CLOUD 9 – Caryl Churchill
      • Birmingham School of Acting
      • THE ORESTEIA: EUMENIDES
      • Action to the Word, Camden People’s Theatre, London
      • A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
      • Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word International Tour (Australia, Norway & Hong Kong)
      • MAN-1, BANK-0
      • Soho Theatre, London
      • A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
      • Glynis Henderson Productions / Action to the Word The Soho Theatre, London & UK Tour
      • CONSTANCE & SINESTRA (and the Cabinet of Screams)
      • Action to the Word / ATG
      • Also Co-Writer / Winner: 2011 Musical Theatre Matters: UK Awards – Best Emerging Artist
      • TITUS ANDRONICUS
      • Action to the Word, Edinburgh Festival 2011
      • THE ORESTEIA: CHOEPHORI
      • Action to the Word / St Giles, London
      • Also translator
      • THE ORESTEIA: AGAMEMNON
      • Action to the Word / Camden People’s Theatre
      • Also translator
      • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
      • Action to the Word / Camden People’s Theatre
      • ROMEO & JULIET
      • Action to the Word / AbbeyFest, London
      • SHAKESPEARE SHORTS
      • Action to the Word / Edinburgh Fringe