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Alexander MacSween

Finalist, 2018

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Alexander MacSween is a Montreal-based sound designer, composer and musician. He has worked with Alberta Theatre Projects, Marie Brassard, Daniel Brooks, Brigitte Haentjens, François Girard, Robert Lepage, Necessary Angel, Le Nouveau Théâtre Experimental and the Stratford Festival, where he recently completed his sixth season. Alexander also teaches workshops in live sound processing for the performing arts and works regularly as a design coach in both language sections of the National Theatre School of Canada. He is the recipient of numerous grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and Le Conseil des arts et lettres du Québec. He has won the Prix Gascon-Roux for outstanding music and sound design and has been twice nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award in that same category. Upcoming projects include Embrasse and Les Reines at Le Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, La Brèche at Espace Go, Les Morts, with Le Nouveau Théâtre Experimental and a tour of Marie Brassard’s most recent production, Violence, in which Alexander performs live his original score.


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