Alejandro Postigo

Alejandro Postigo is an actor and theatre artist based in London since 2009. He trained in Musical Theatre in Spain (Memory), USA (Illinois Wesleyan University) and UK (Central School of Speech and Drama), and has a background in Dance and Physical Theatre.

Over the last few years, he has participated in productions of different nature including performance art, stage plays and musicals such as ‘In the Heights’ (Kings Cross Theatre), ‘Flahooley’ (Sadler’s Wells), ‘The Winter’s Tale, Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake’ (Royal Opera House) or the TV sitcom Episodes (BBC). He has also worked internationally in dance and musical theatre projects (The Wizard of Oz, Spain Tour).

He is also a researcher and academic exploring Intercultural exchanges in musical theatre. He completed his PhD at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and his show ‘The Copla Musical’ has toured in Europe and America, including London venues like Hoxton Hall, Rosemary Branch Theatre, the Roundhouse or the Tristan Bates theatre.

Alejandro holds a record of theatre practice, with credits as a choreographer in musical ‘Nutcracker’ (Pleasance Theatre) and opera ‘The Merry Widow’ (Wilton’s Music Hall). He was cultural advisor in ‘In The Heights’ and ‘Strictly Ballroom’, both in the West End. He is leader of HisPanic Breakdown, an Anglo-Spanish theatre collective committed to addressing re-interpretations of culture and folklore, as demonstrated in their existing works Men on the Verge of a HisPanic Breakdown (USA/UK, 2009-10), Wondering Thoughts (Bangkok, 2014) and The Copla Musical (Europe/America, 2014-20).

He speaks fluent English, Spanish, French and Italian.

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