Alex Bulmer is a writer, performer, theatre maker and teacher.
Alex is the writer and narrator of the critically acclaimed acoustic installation LIFE UNSEEN. She is a New York Radio Award nominee, Society of Canadian Musicians award recipient, writer of two award winning short films, and writer of the stage play SMUDGE, which earned two Best New Play nominations in Canada, and was Time Out’s Critics Choice during its UK premiere. Currently living in the UK, Alex has written for The Royal Court, London 2012 Olympics, Graeae , BBC radio; winning an AMI award for her adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Channel 4 series Cast Offs (nominated for BAFTA and Royal Television SocietyAward), and Face Front.
She has worked as Literary Manager with Graeae, the UK’s leading disabled–led theatre company, and has been director of several UK development projects with companies such as Extant, Graeae and Sophie Partridge Company.
Her teaching and workshop interests are in voice, inclusive education, access provision, and writing. She has a particular interest in teaching disabled people;particular experience teaching voice to those with speech impairments or differing speech patterns.
Her teaching credits include Central School of Speech and DramaUK, Rose Bruford College, Clean Break, London Metropolitain University, Lyric Belfast, The National Theatre School of Canada, the APAE Institute Brazil, SESC Madureira Rio,and the Banff School of Fine Arts.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from Bishops University, an Advanced Diploma in Voice Studies from The Central School of Speech and Drama, and a Master of Arts in Screenwriting from the University of the Arts London.