Atelier Past Faculty

Alex Basco Koch

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Alex has designed projections for plays, musicals, films, and immersive art events, his work seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, across the US, and in Central and South America and Europe. He created videos to play alongside the Magnetic Fields' international tour 50 Song Memoir and released a dozen of the works as official music videos through Nonesuch Records. In 2016 Alex's projection design work was featured in two films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival: Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You, directed by Academy Award nominated filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady; and Miles Ahead, directed by and starring Don Cheadle.

Alex co-directed Who Knows?, a short film mixing projection, puppetry and live action. His work as a film producer and editor has been seen at the Tribeca Film Festival. He was the director of photography and editor for a series of shorts titled My America Too with director Kwame Kwei-Armah. The series premiered at Baltimore Center Stage in 2016.

On Broadway: Be More Chill; Irena’s Vow.

Off-Broadway & Downtown highlights: Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick Theatre & Barrow St. Theatre); The Liquid Plain (Signature Theatre); FireFlies (Atlantic Theater Company); GOODBAR (The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival); I Was Most Alive With You (Playwrights Horizons); En el Tiempo de las MariposasLa Casa de los Espiritus (Repertorio Espanol); Lenin's Embalmers (Ensemble Studio Theatre).

Regional, International & Tours highlights: Indecent (the Guthrie Theater); The Who's Tommy (Denver Center for the Performing Arts); Marley (Baltimore Center Stage); Buyer & Cellar (National Tour and London Premiere); The world premiere stage adaptation of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (Court Theatre, Studio Theatre,  Huntington Theatre); ReEntry (Baltimore Center Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Roundhouse Theatre); Little Shop of Horrors (The Kennedy Center); La Casa de los Espiritus (Teatro Espressivo, Costa Rica; Mori Theater, Chile).

Alex has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award, two Lortel Awards, an Outer Critics Circle award, a Jeff Award, and two New York Innovative Theatre Awards.

He is a member of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829, and a founding member of Imaginary Media, Staging Film, and Ghost Corporeal.