Alex Eddington (Sound Design) is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, conductor, music and drama teacher, and multi-pronged theatre artist. He has created music and sound design for Mile Zero Dance, The Works Festival, the InterFEAR Festival, and the Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, as well as independent productions including Blood Countess (Prairie Fire) and The Homemaker (Destination Ink). He was the 2008/09 Urjo Kareda Resident at Tarragon Theatre, which included assistant sound design on Ubuntu. His previous sound design work for Thought For Food productions (directed by Tyler Séguin) includes The Memo and The Trial of Judith K.
Alex’s concert music has been performed internationally, by ensembles including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Brantford and Mississauga Symphonies, Continuum Contemporary Music, Quatuor Bozzini, junctQìn keyboard collective, Da Camera Singers, singers Kristin Mueller-Heaslip and Derek Kwan, and violinist Conrad Chow. His music has been released on recordings on the Cambria label, including Bubblegum Delicious featuring the children’s poetry of Dennis Lee and the voice of Stratford Festival company member Cynthia Smithers. Alex has toured six original plays on the Fringe festival circuit. His recent theatre work – including Life List at the 2016 Toronto Fringe and Yarn at the 2014 SummerWorks Festival – combines such disparate elements as storytelling, live music, dance, puppetry and actual birdwatching.