Alex studied Technical Theatre and Stage Management at LAMDA. She started her career at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester as Lighting Technician before joining the English National Opera as Assistant Lighting Technician. She then joined the RSC as Lighting Programmer and toured shows to venues in Greece, Spain and the USA. She also worked at The Old Vic as both Deputy Head of Lighting and Head of Lighting. After a year of freelance work, she joined WL in September 2014 as Technical Services Administrator.