Alexandria Wailes

ASL Director

Alexandria Wailes was granted a 2020 Obie citation for Sustained Excellence as an Artist and Advocate. She was nominated for a Lucille Lortel’s Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf at The Public which also received other nominations including Outstanding Revival. She also was in The Public’s production of Mother Courage. Broadway: Deaf West’s Spring Awakening, Big River (Tony Honoree for Ensemble). Off Broadway: Playwright Horizon’s I Was Most Alive with You, A Kind Of Alaska, Regional: Gruesome Playground Injuries, Love Person, Sleeping Beauty Wakes (LA Ovation nominated), Pasadena Playhouse’s Our Town. Film: ‘The Hyperglot’, ‘Scenes from the Underground’. TV: ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’, ‘High Maintenance’, ‘Little America’, ‘Nurse Jackie’. Web: ‘Don’t Shoot the Messenger’. Director of Artistic Sign Language credentials on the revival of Broadway’s Children Of a Lesser God and King Lear plus numerous off Broadway and regional theatre TV/Film: This Close S. 1 & 2; Quantico S.3; A Quiet Place 1 & 2; Wonderstruck. Ms. Wailes has advised ASL interpreted teams for Hands On and TDF on shows such as Dear Evan Hansen, Aladdin, Book of Mormon, School of Rock, Kinky Boots and Therese Raquin to name a few. Alexandria has worked at several museums in NYC as an educator
conducting ASL tours and as a teaching artist for Theatre Development Fund. Proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA and SDC.

Productions at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Production Role
The Tempest Online Script-In-Hand Performance
ASL Director

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