Dr Alex Vickery-Howe

Lecturer In Drama Critical Studies

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities Building
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Alex Vickery-Howe is an award winning playwright and emerging director/screenwriter. In 2008 he made his writing debut with Once Upon a Midnight, a bilingual, bicultural horror rock musical. The show opened in Okinawa, Japan, before selling out again at the Adelaide OzAsia Festival. Since then, he has written for the stage in partnership with a number of theatre companies. His latest show, Out of the Ordinary, is available from Currency Press. On screen, Alex has written and directed a number of short films. Recently, he completed an internship with StudioCanal in Sydney working in screen assessment/development. He holds a PhD from Flinders University, where he specialises in writing internationally for younger audiences.

Research expertise
Creative Writing
Cultural studies
Film, television and digital media
Globalisation
Popular cultural studies
Research interests
  • Film and Television
  • New Media
  • Political Storytelling
  • Intercultural Storytelling
  • Myth and Fantasy
  • Emerging audiences
Topic coordinator
DRAM1002 Bodies of Work
DRAM2102 Reading Theatre: Theories and Performance
Topic lecturer
DRAM1001 First Stages
DRAM3106 Dramaturgy and New Writing
Supervisory interests
Creation of new theatre works
Creative writing
Dramaturgy, adaptation and creative development
Intercultural theatre
New media
Popular culture, film and television
Practice-led research
Publications

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