ALEX STEIN

ALEX STEIN

Alex Stein was awarded a 2018 Co-MISSION Summer Intensive.

Alex Stein is an actor and mover based in Chicago. He’s had the privilege of working with Trap Door, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Lucky Pierre, Theater Wit, A Red Orchid, The Performance Philosophy Network, among others. When not performing, Alex teaches playwriting in Chicago Public Schools with Silk Road Rising. Learn more at alexchandlerstein.com

An interdisciplinary inquiry toward making good jokes bad, bad jokes good, and other jokes better. I mean, what even is a joke? Like really? How does one dance a knock-knock, sing in the pitch of laughter, enact a sex joke your dad told you when you were too young to ‘get it’ so he tried to explain it which only made things worse? The answers are unclear. That’s why we’re here.