Alexandria Wailes


Alexandria Wailes (Director of Artistic Sign Language) Previous works include: On Broadway: The revival of Children of a Lesser God at Studio 54 and King Lear at the Cort Theatre. Film/Television: This Close seasons 1 and 2; Quantico season 3; CODA (2021 Sundance Film Festival); A Quiet Place 1 & 2; Wonderstruck. As an actor: Regional: Pasadena Playhouse/Deaf West Theatre’s Our Town, Mixed Blood Theatre’s Gruesome Playground Injuries and Love Person. Broadway: Revivals of Spring Awakening at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and Big River at Roundabout Theatre Company. Off-Broadway: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf at The Public Theater, I Was Most Alive with You at Playwrights Horizons, A Kind of Alaska at New York Live Arts. Film: The Hyperglot. Television: Law & Order: Criminal Intent, High Maintenance, Little America, Nurse Jackie. Additional Credits: 2020 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence as Artist and Advocate. Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (For Colored Girls...); LA Ovation Award Nomination for Best Female Lead in a Musical (Sleeping Beauty Wakes); and Tony Honoree for Ensemble on the revival of Big River. Currently a member of The Forest of Arden and co-founder of For more information, please visit