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. His writing has appeared in American Theatre, Backstage, Incite/Insight, and Scalawag. He was education and engagement director of The NOLA Project, where he is still an ensemble member. He currently serves on the board for the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) and Goat in the Road Productions. Alex is the recipient of the SETC Graduate Young Scholar Award for his research on the Free Southern Theater and his research on Stage Studies at Black Mountain College is to be published as a chapter in the 28th edition of Theatre Symposium. Alex has been a guest director at Emerson College, Agnes Scott College, and Tulane University. He is the editor of AATE's Incite/Insight. iAmAlexAtes.com