Alexander Santiago-Jirau

Director of Education
New York Theatre Workshop
Participates in 1 Session
Alexander Santiago-Jirau is Director of Education at New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW). In this role, he oversees all of NYTW’s education initiatives, including the Mind the Gap intergenerational theatre program, student matinees, in-school artist residencies, master classes, administrative fellowships, and public programs. Recent work at NYTW has included developing educational materials and curating public programming for the world premiere of David Bowie’s and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus directed by Ivo van Hove, the New York premiere of Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin, a revival of Othello directed by Sam Gold featuring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, Amy Herzog’s Mary Jane featuring Carrie Coon, Heidi Shreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me, and Jeremy O. Harris’s Slave Play. Alex has taught Latin American and Latinx Theatre at Drew University and currently teaches Theatre of the Oppressed for the Program in Educational Theatre at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. He holds a B.S. in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University and an M.A. in Educational Theatre from NYU Steinhardt.

Sessions in which Alexander Santiago-Jirau participates

Friday 24 January, 2020

Time Zone: EST/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
4:15 PM
4:15 PM