Al is the current Resident Director at Oxford Playhouse. Previously, he was Artistic Director of FAIR PLAY, and award-winning London-based theatre company. He was on the Young Vic’s Genesis Director’s programme and has trained under Katie Mitchell, Robert Icke and Ivo van Hove. He works mainly with text-based plays and has created work recently with Oxford Playhouse, Lyric Hammersmith, Mountview Academy and Iris Theatre (the actor’s church). Originally, he trained at Mountview on the BA Acting course.

Credits: Mind the Monsters (BT Studio and Oxfordshire Tour), Scaramouche! (South-West Tour), The Effect (BT Studio), Primary Playmaker (Oxford Playhouse), Julius Caesar (Pegasus Theatre), Medea and The 39 Steps (Magdalen College School), Hecuba (R&D, Lyric Hammersmith), Shoes to Fill (Iris Theatre), The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland, As You Like It (South London Youth Theatre), Greenwood Scratch (Tristan Bates Theatre), The Mercy Seat (Hen & Chickens Theatre), Seminar (Etcetera Theatre).

As Assistant/Associate Director: Cinderella (Toby Hulse, Oxford Playhouse), Parliament Square (Stephen Sobel, ALRA), Bon Ami (Stephen Sobel, Battersea Arts Centre/Unicorn Theatre & Tour).