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Mr Alex Mcsweeney

Mr Alex Mcsweeney

mcsweena@lsbu.ac.uk

Arts and Performance

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I specialise in actor training at LSBU and run the screen acting and writing modules on the course. My academic background is in English literature – BA (Hons) from UNL, and MA and PhD from King’s College, London.

My play – Distance - ran at The Park Theatre Sept 2018. Writing includes: Out Of The Cage (Park Theatre), A Hero Of Our Time (Rose Theatre & Edinburgh)

As an actor - I've worked extensively across television, film, radio and theatre, most recently in Athena, Endeavour and Call The Midwife and collaborations with Steven Berkoff including On The Waterfront (Theatre Royal Haymarket) and Oedipus (Liverpool Playhouse).

The Research areas I am interested in include:

- Actor Training

- Playwriting

- Naturalism

Courses taught

Acting and Performance - BA (Hons)

Filter publications

Distance
McSweeney, A (2018). Distance. Playdead Press.

Out of the cage
McSweeney, A (2015). Out of the cage. Playdead Press.