Alex Ates is from New Orleans and currently lives in Alabama.
Alex Ates is from New Orleans and works and studies at The University of Alabama. He was education and engagement director of The NOLA Project where he is still an ensemble member and a member of Actors' Equity. He was also a theater faculty member at Lusher School and is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Alliance for Theatre and Education where he also is the managing editor for the organization's magazine, Incite/Insight. Alex's undergraduate degree is from Emerson. He is a contributing writer to Backstage and American Theatre magazines.