Alexandra Friedman

set & production design | costume design | fabrication

Alex Friedman creates environments for performance - in found locations, onstage, on screen, and on the body. She is especially excited about new work and having an open collaborative process. Alex aims to engage diverse audiences, exploding their preconceived notions of what theatre and film can be, and is interested in media that embrace the tactile craft of design.

Born in St Petersburg, Russia, Alex is a native of New York City and an alumna of Brandeis University and CalArts. Her design work has been presented at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and throughout the SF Bay Area. She is currently is based out of Los Angeles, having most recently worked as a set designer for LAIKA, the stop-motion animation studio in Portland, OR.


Heirlumen, conceived & Directed by Brian Carbine with source text by Tatiana Johnson

Heirlumen is a movement piece exploring cross-generational relationships through the gesture of the heirloom. How is identity and sense of self developed through oral histories and objects?

Produced as part of the New Works Festival at the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA, in 2014

Original Music by Coleman Zurkowski

Lighting Design by Brian Hashimoto

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