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Alexander V. Nichols

 
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Bio:
ALEXANDER V. NICHOLS has provided scenic, video, and lighting designs to theater companies including Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Huntington Theatre, Arena Stage, Alley Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Rep and the National Theater of ... (read complete bio)
 
Alexander V. Nichols Headshot

Bio:
ALEXANDER V. NICHOLS has provided scenic, video, and lighting designs to theater companies including Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Huntington Theatre, Arena Stage, Alley Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Rep and the National Theater of ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2018]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Production Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Video Designer
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Projection Designer
Lighting Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Projection Designer
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Projection Designer
Scenic Designer
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Scenic Designer
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Scenic Designer
Projection Designer
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Lighting Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Regional (US), 2018]
Projection Designer

[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Production Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Video Designer

Projection Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Projection Designer

Lighting Designer

Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Projection Designer

Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Projection Designer

Scenic Designer

Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Scenic Designer

Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Scenic Designer

Projection Designer

Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Lighting Designer

Alexander V. Nichols Biography

ALEXANDER V. NICHOLS has provided scenic, video, and lighting designs to theater companies including Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Huntington Theatre, Arena Stage, Alley Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Rep and the National Theater of Taiwan. Off Broadway credits include "Bridge and Tunnel" by Sarah Jones, "Los Big Names" by Marga Gomez, "Horizon" by Rinde Eckert and "Taking Over" by Danny Hoch. Designs for dance and music have been set on companies including San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Hong Kong Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre, ODC/SF, Kronos Quartet, Bill Frisell and the Paul Dresher Ensemble. Mr. Nichols is resident visual designer for the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company and served as resident lighting designer for the Pennsylvania Ballet, Hartford Ballet, and American Repertory Ballet, as well as lighting supervsor for American Ballet Theatre. Other credits in the dance world include designs for choreographers Christopher d'Amboise, Val Caniparoli, Ann Carlson, Sonya Delwaide, Marguerite Donlon, Dominique Dumais, Jean Grand-Maitre, Joe Goode, Bill T. Jones, Graham Lustig, Mark Morris, Matjash Mrozewski, David Nixon, Kevin O'Day, Kirk Peterson, Stephen Petronio, Dwight Rhoden, and Michael Smuin. Mr. Nichols' recent projects include video direction for "Life-A Journey Through Time" in collaboration with Philip Glass and Frans Lanting, the structural and lighting design for the touring art installation "Circle of Memory" in collaboration with Eleanor Coppola and the visual design for "Other Suns", a collaboration between Margaret Jenkins and the Guangdong Modern Dance Co.

Alexander V. Nichols Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2018 - Outstanding Projection Design
Alexander V. Nichols, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me

Alexander V. Nichols News

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC!  at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - Jun 14, 2022

Kiss My Aztec! Is a hilarious musical based on Latin American history “…. Very loosely!” This upbeat show is a real party with entirely original music, bold and bright-colored sets and costuming, as well as an exceptionally multitalented cast that keeps the energy up from start to finish.

BWW Review: MALA Makes the Ordinary Extraordinary at The Old Globe Photo BWW Review: MALA Makes the Ordinary Extraordinary at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - May 13, 2022

MALA written and performed by Melinda Lopez is a beautiful and personal memory play about her journey as her parent's caretaker and brings beauty, empathy, and humor to an intensely difficult period.  MALA is playing through June 12th.

Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! a Photo Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creatives for its upcoming production of the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec!

BWW Review: PROGRAM 6 at San Francisco Ballet Shows Off the Range of This Remarkable  Photo BWW Review: PROGRAM 6 at San Francisco Ballet Shows Off the Range of This Remarkable Company
by Jim Munson - Apr 8, 2022

BroadwayWorld reviews San Francisco Ballet's stunningly varied Program 6. This final mixed rep program of SFB's 2022 season includes 2 world premieres that show off the incredible range of this world-class company.

ODC/Dance Presents DANCE DOWNTOWN, March 31 - April 10 Photo ODC/Dance Presents DANCE DOWNTOWN, March 31 - April 10
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2022

ODC has announced that DANCE DOWNTOWN, March 31 - April 10 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, will kick off its 50+ anniversary celebrations.

San Francisco Opera's 2022-23 Centennial Season Announced Photo San Francisco Opera's 2022-23 Centennial Season Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022

As only the third American opera company in history to reach this centennial milestone, the Company’s 2022–23 Season will honor San Francisco Opera’s glorious past while inviting the public into an exciting new era of musical excellence under Kim’s music directorship and a renewed commitment to innovation.

Tickets For DEAR SAN FRANCISCO Now Available Through March 2022 Photo Tickets For DEAR SAN FRANCISCO Now Available Through March 2022
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2021

Due to unanimous critical and public acclaim, tickets for Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story—the intimate and immersive production from The 7 Fingers—are now available for performances through Thursday, March 31, 2022.

BWW Review: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA'S FIDELIO ONLINE at War Memorial Opera House Photo BWW Review: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA'S FIDELIO ONLINE at War Memorial Opera House
by Maria Nockin - Oct 15, 2021

On October 14, 2021, San Francisco Opera presented Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio, in a well-thought-out production with an outstanding cast. Matthew Ozawa directed the action in a prison of the current era. There, Leonore, a prisoner’s wife disguises herself as a male worker and rescues her husband from unjust incarceration.

San Francisco Opera Offers Virtual Tickets for Livestreams of New Production of Beeth Photo San Francisco Opera Offers Virtual Tickets for Livestreams of New Production of Beethoven's FIDELIO
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2021

Virtual tickets for San Francisco Opera's livestreams of its new production of Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio—a brand-new online offering by the Company—go on sale today, October 5 at 1pm PT.

Alexander V. Nichols Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

Video: First Look at KISS MY AZTEC! at La Jolla Playhouse VideoVideo: First Look at KISS MY AZTEC! at La Jolla Playhouse
by Paul Smith - Sep 19, 2019

The world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! is currently running at La Jolla Playhouse through October 13th following a previous run at Berkeley Rep. Get a first look at clips below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep
by Alan Henry - Jun 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Kiss My Aztec! Check out the video! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 15- John Leguizamo Schools Broadway On LATIN HISTORY FOR VideoVIDEO: On This Day, November 15- John Leguizamo Schools Broadway On LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2018

On this day in 2017, John Leguizamo returned to the Broadway stage with his latest one-man show, Latin History for Morons!

BWW TV: John Leguizamo Invites Dreamers to Broadway's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS VideoBWW TV: John Leguizamo Invites Dreamers to Broadway's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 30, 2017

Twenty Dreamers attended last night's Latin History For Morons performance on Broadway and stayed after the show for a Q&A with John Leguizamo. Go behind the scenes in the video below!

VIDEO: 'LATIN HISTORY's John Leguizamo Reveals He Was a 'Moron' About His Heritage VideoVIDEO: 'LATIN HISTORY's John Leguizamo Reveals He Was a 'Moron' About His Heritage
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 24, 2017

On this week's LATE SHOW, actor John Leguizamo revealed that he found out how little he really knew about his heritage while doing research for his new Broadway play, LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS. Watch the appearance below!

BWW TV: Class Is In Session! Go Inside Opening Night of LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS VideoBWW TV: Class Is In Session! Go Inside Opening Night of LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 25, 2017

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, written and performed by John Leguizamo, officially opened last night, November 15, 2017 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities and you can go behind the scenes below!

BWW TV: Learn from John Leguizamo in Highlights from LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, Openin VideoBWW TV: Learn from John Leguizamo in Highlights from LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2017

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, written and performed by John Leguizamo, officially opens tonight, November 15, 2017 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This show is a strictly a limited engagement through Sunday, February 4, 2018. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the production below!

BWW TV: Watch John Leguizamo School the Audience in LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2017

The Public's New York premiere of Latin History for Morons, created and performed by John Leguizamo, and directed by Tony Taccone, opened last night Off-Broadway. Watch highlights from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Director Richard E.T. White Talks Berkeley Rep's 'VANYA AND SONIA'
by Stage Tube - Sep 5, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre on September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Click below to watch Director Richard E.T. White introduce the show!


Alexander V. Nichols Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Alexander V. Nichols been nominated for?
Outstanding Projection Design (The Lortels) for Ernest Shackleton Loves Me .