Meet the Director of Education and Outreach
Alexander Diaz comes to us from New Milford, NJ. Born and raised in Union City, NJ, Alexander is still a very active member in Hudson County with the promotion of art and culture in Union City. Alexander headed the outreach of the Union City Performing Arts Center where he served as Coordinator of the Theatre and brought many students and parents in the underdeveloped city a cultural awareness and provided a venue for the citizens of Union City to experience live performances by great Hispanic Stars. He has been affiliated with the Paper Mill Playhouse, having performed in Everything Old Is New Again, and Wish You Were Here. Acting credits at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center include, “Nicley Nicely” in Guys and Dolls, “Father” in Ragtime, “Billy Bigelow” in Carousel.
Alexander’s work spans beyond New Jersey and New York. He is a graduate of the University of the Arts with a BFA in Theatre Management and Directing. While attending the University of the Arts his performance credits include “Col. McKean” in 1776, “Harold” in In The Boom Boom Room, “Col. McCarthy” (Court Martial At Fort Devens) Philly Fringe Festival. Directing Credits include Behind Hidden Doors by Tanya Leppert, The Philadelphia by David Ives, Lone Star by James McClure, The Philadelphia Story (Assistant Director to David Howey). In 2008 Alexander opened a theatre in Philadelphia dedicated to bringing to the stage the work of young talented actors in Philadelphia. Other professional Credits include “Brother Trucker”, “Roberto” and other roles in “Working” (Theatre Horizon). Extra “State Fair”, understudy “Franz Libkien” The Producers (Walnut Street Theatre), Actor (Philadelphia Young Playwrights), Nick Massie (Atlantic City Jersey Boys, Borgata Casino).
Alexander is a singer, actor, director, and producer of theatre. Alexander acted as the producing artistic director at New Milford School where he directed the award nominated RENT, WORKING, and INTO THE WOODS and received rave reviews as well as several nominations from the National Youth Theatre Awards and The Helen Hayes Theatre Company. As the Director of Education and Outreach at bergenPAC, Alexander directed the theater's inaugural musical, FAME, and CHILDREN OF EDEN. Alexander is extremely excited to be part of the bergenPAC team and has made it a relentless goal to provide professional performing arts training and make bergenPAC the home for arts education in Northern New Jersey.
Features a series of classes for students ages 2 1/2 months to 21 years old.