Alex Mannix

Alex Mannix is a New York-based lighting designer whose most recent work includes Eclipsed, The Fortress of Solitude, The Invention of X: Blake Anemone, and Tartuffe. Other recent New York productions include The Cooperatives, and The Life of Bertolt Brecht. 

She graduated from Princeton University in 2012 with a degree in Classics and a Certificate in Theater. As an undergraduate at Princeton, she designed more than 30 productions, including Eugene OneginFloyd Collins, and Woyzeck. She has also spent the past several summers designing both plays and musicals for Princeton Summer Theater, including Pippin, The Crucible and Assassins.

After graduating, Alex spent a year at Arena Stage in Washington, DC, as the Allen Lee Hughes Lighting Fellow. She has a long-standing relationship with Jane Cox, who served as Alex’s mentor in the inaugural year of the Helmsley Lighting Mentorship Program. In 2015, she worked with Jane again as her assistant on Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre in London.