Alex Mountfield

Alex (he/him) is a Traveling Players alumnus with a passion for theatre production, nonprofit management, and arts administration. He has previously been affiliated with The In Series and Dublin University Players Theatre in administrative, production, and artistic roles.

His writing has won two national gold medals at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, along with several other DC metro area regional awards. His paintings have been exhibited at the National Gallery of Art and at the Via Umbria Gallery in Georgetown. He is the co-editor of Icarus, Ireland’s oldest literary/arts publication. He also writes and produces Hark Herald, an independent online multimedia journal.

He is currently a student at Trinity College Dublin, where he studies sociology and political science. His recent research has orbited around microethnography and ethnomethodology, critical pedagogy, social closure, political violence, and collective trauma. His dissertation, forthcoming in 2021, focuses on political alienation.

In his free time, he enjoys reading, gardening, and baking bread.