Alex Bayer grew up on the east coast in America, then moved to California to study literature and art at Stanford University. After graduating, she spent some time working at a bookstore in New York and teaching in Japan.
She believes in art most deeply as a site of healing and a vehicle for things that are too fragile or painful to be expressed, and is inspired most profoundly by artists who reach for imaginative heights but always with a belief in the beauty within people, of who they could be.
Alex was inspired to learn about theatre when she saw Robert Wilson’s The Old Woman, which felt somehow more human than anything she’d seen before.
At NIDA, she learned to write from places of deeper feeling in herself and hopes to create many things with other artists from a place of love and in search of questions that may have no answers.