Alex Chisholm

Alex Chisholm is a freelance director and dramaturg. She was Co-Artistic Director, with Aisha Khan, of Freedom Studios in Bradford 2015-2022. For Freedom she directed Aaliyah by Kamal Kaan, Pashto Thriller by Aina J Khan, and North Country by Tajinder Singh Hayer. As freelance, she directedNine Lives by Zodwa Nyoni, and Conscientious by Adam Z Robinson. Alex was appointed Literary Manager at the Leeds Playhouse in December 2001 and Associate Director in January 2006. Productions for Leeds Playhouse include Schoolboy/Lover by Richard Cameron, Dust a community play by Kenneth Yates, Mela by Tajinder Singh Hayer, Scuffer and Sunbeam Terrace by Mark Catley, Tender Dearly and Non-Contact Time by Jodie Marshall, Huddersfield by Ugljesa Sajtinac, English version by Chris Thorpe, and two radio programmes in co-production with the BBC: Night Lights and Writing the City. In 2022, she set up Bradford Opera Festival with composer and conductor, Ben Crick.