Alex Johnson is the Associate Artistic Director of Stanford Repertory Theater. For SRT, he has acted the title role in Brecht’s Galileo and in the WW1 tribute, Words to End All Wars, and directed Slaughter City. For SRT’s 2017 summer festival The Many Faces of Farce, Alex directs the Chekhov and Meyerhold productions, and also teaches a connected Continuing Studies course on farce.
As a playwright, Alex’s work has been seen locally at the Cutting Ball Theater's RISK is This Festival, and at the Irondale Center in Brooklyn. Alex serves as the Director of Outreach and Programing for the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild in Boston, producing and developing theater programs for underserved schools throughout the state. He holds a BFA with Honors in Drama from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and an MA in Theater and Performance Studies from Stanford University.
Rush Rehm is the Founder and Artistic Director of Stanford Repertory Theater (SRT). Rush Rehm has directed many productions for the company, including Words to End All Wars, Moby Dick – Rehearsed (with Courtney Walsh), Copenhagen, Under Milk Wood, The Exception and the Rule, Lysistrata, An Inspector Calls, Betrayed, Copenhagen, Electra, Curse of the Starving Class, The Wanderings of Odysseus, Life of Galileo, Faith Healer, Omeros, War of the Worlds, and Happy Days. He has appeared in Hay Fever (Richard Greatham), Biedermann and the Firebugs (Biedermann), The Lover (Richard/Max), Old Times (Deeley), Les Blancs (Charles Morris), Uncle Vanya (Astrov), and Reykjavik (Ronald Reagan). Rush has worked as an actor or director at various regional theaters, including Magic Theater, TheaterWorks, Cutting Ball, Arena Stage, Guthrie Theater, Alliance Theater, Seven Stages, McCarter Theater, the Pram Factory, and La Mama (Melbourne).