Alexandra Wright, MFA

Adjunct Professor, Department of Theater Arts

Phone: (626) 815-5035
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Alexandra Wright is an adjunct professor in the Department of Theater Arts. She earned a bachelor's from the University of Southern California, where she was the recipient of the Doolittle Award for Outstanding Female Performer of her graduating class. She received an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University. She also studied at the British American Drama Academy in London and the Sorbonne in Paris.

Her acting career has taken her to Paris, London, Scotland, and Moscow, and has provided opportunities to work with exceptional artists, such as Neil Patrick Harris, Neil Gaiman, Scott Zigler, and Kevin Bright. She coaches students privately and teaches at APU, UCLA, LMU, Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. 


  • MFA, Harvard University (American Repertory Theater)
  • B.A., University of Southern California

Academic Area

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of the Arts)
    • Department of Theater Arts


  • Audition prep
  • Camera technique
  • Movement
  • Shakespearean performance
  • Text analysis
  • Voice and speech

Courses Taught

  • THTR 110 – Introduction to Acting
  • THTR 273 – Acting Shakespeare
  • THTR 471 – Advanced Acting for the Camera

Office Hours

By appointment only