May 12

Teaching Artists


Alejandra Duque

Alejandra Duque is currently completing her degree in Drama & Theatre Arts at Columbia University. She is passionate about creating new and transcendent theatre that is relevant and personal, connecting to communities and providing them with a forum and art form that allows them to express both their needs and vigor. She has been teaching children and adults of all ages for 8 years and is the founder and director of Theatre That Transcends, an educational and community theatre organization that teaches local, underserved communities how to express themselves and address community issues through the art of theater ( She is also an emerging stage manager and has worked in productions alongside Austin Pendleton, Kristin Linklater, Melanie Joseph, and the Columbia University School of the Arts, among others. Selected credits include: Birthday Triage, Man of Rock (NYMF), Highway Blue, FUREE in Pins and Needles, Medea, El Regalo Perfecto, For the Love of Three Oranges.