Alexander Scott Winterle is a Seattle based scene designer for theatre. He is originally from Santa Cruz, CA and has lived in the Northwest for 11 years.
He has a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington School of Drama in Scene Design, studying with the esteemed faculty of Thomas Lynch, G.W. "Skip" Mercier, Deborah Trout, Geoff Korf, Andrew Smith, learning art and drawing skills with Jane Richlovsky. There he designed multiple shows working along side other fine Seattle designers such as Lex Marcos, Amber Lynne Parker, Pamela Weinzatl, Ranleigh Starling, and Matthew Webb to name a few.
In 2017, He interned in New York, learning invaluable lessons and skills in the fine points of design while assisting Arnulfo Maldonado on off-Broadway, regional theatre, and Humana festival plays.
Alexander got his start in theatre designing plays and musicals at San Juan College, and Lions Wilderness Amphitheater in Farmington, New Mexico under the direction of Theresa Carson, and Mollie Mook-Fiddler. There he learned to use the particulars of each theatre, accentuating the world of the play in ways special to that location, providing always unique experiences.
He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oregon in Political Science, also studying Music, and Religious studies as Minors. Alex is so well rounded in his interests that he also pursued an additional degree in Outdoor Leadership, guiding many school groups as a trip leader through the deep twisting river canyons and rushing rapids of New Mexico and Utah, and atop the high peaks of Colorado. Alexander's love of the grand outdoors constantly inspires his design work, driving his quest to uncover the places that tell their own rich and complex story.