Alexandra Montagnese is a theatre maker, educator, and puppeteer. She is dedicated to theatre that engages, invites, and challenges audiences and artists into community and conversation.
She completed her studies at McGill and York University in Performance and Theatre. She has performed across Canada in professional theatre, summer repertory, school tours, and various Fringe Festivals.
As a writer-producer she is a core member of LUCID LUCID which among other projects produced her one-woman show Public Mischief which she wrote and performed. She is also the co-creator of A Short History of Niagara, a puppet show commissioned by the Shaw Festival Theatre. She is a founding member of Concrete Cabaret, Toronto’s experimental puppetry cabaret, producing indoor and outdoor events semi-annually.
Together with performance is her work as an arts educator. She coaches and teaches performance to young people, professional actors, school students, early childhood educators, beginners, and conservatory actors.