Alexander Komlosi

Member, Artistic Director

Alexander Komlosi, MFA, PhD is an actor, teacher, and researcher.

He served as Chairperson of Culture Current's board from 2012 to 2021. Since February, 2022, he has been working as Culture Current's Artistic Director .

As Artistic Director, he is responsible for steering Culture Current's artistic and educational programs. In 2022, he will serve as the project leader for Openings and Artists Talking. He is in charge of the organization and dramaturgy of these projects.

Alex has performed in Finland (Teatteri Takomo, Stoa, Wasa Teatern, Kiasma Theatre, After Eight, TV, Yle) and internationally in his own work and in others’. In Finland, he has collaborated with artists like Anna Estarriola, Otso Huopaniemi, Cecilia Paul, Hanna Raiskinmäki, Milja Sarkola, Jenni-Elina von Bagh. His most recent work was a hybrid live-online experimental clown performance series called The Hucky Honolulu Sessions.

He is the most experienced (Inter)acting with the Inner Partner practitioner and teacher in Finland. He has taught courses and workshops internationally (Columbia University, New York University, Yale University, Rose Bruford College, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) and in Finland (University of Arts Helsinki – Department of Drama Pedagogy, Swedish-speaking Acting, Dance, Open University, Tampere University - Näty), and the Swedish Theatre in Helsinki.

He developed the "performative well-being" concept and coursework as part of a Finnish Cultural Foundation year-long post-doc grant at the Performing Arts Research Center (TUTKE) in 2017-8.  His research has focused on performance and well-being, improvisation, and movement (physical) theatre.

Alexander is a founding member of Culture Current.

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