Professional and Educational Design: Teaching the next generation about Theatrical Design.
Janie Alexander (Designer & Arts Educator) holds a BA in Theater Design and Production from The University of Northern Iowa(2003).
Over the past 10 years Janie has served as: Production Coordinator for Yale Opera, Technical Director for The International Festival of Arts and Ideas, Master Electrician at Westport Country Playhouse and Assistant Stage Operations Manager at Glimmerglass Opera. She has also held various technical positions at Yale Repertory, Goodspeed Opera, Long Wharf Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Nebraska Theatre Caravan.
Janie recently designed Heathers the Musical for Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School in New Haven, CT. Along with past performances for A Broken Umbrella Theatre: Exchange, Made of New Haven, SEEN Change, GILBERT the GREAT, The Library Project, and Head Over Wheels.
Currently, Janie is the Education and Outreach Assistant at the Shubert Theater. She also acts as Technical Supervisor for Shubert/CAPA Corporate Events. She works primarily within Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School. Where she supervises technical training for Shubert/CAPA Apprentices, the Shubert Usher Intern Training Program, and teaches independent study students in senior design and portfolio production.