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Lexi Clare

Originally from Aotearoa New Zealand, Lexi is a London-based theatre maker and performer. After moving halfway across the world with the intention of single-mindedly pursuing the life of a performer, she has somehow ended up with an eclectic career that also spans work as a writer, producer, director, dramaturg, choreographer, stage manager and photographer. Lexi has a particular interest in creating and supporting the development of new work, particularly new musicals and queer work.


Lexi graduated from Mountview in 2016 with a MA Performance (Distinction).

Theatre credits include: Odyssey (Company Of Giants): Much Ado About Nothing (Auckland Summer Shakespeare): Cow (Auckland Theatre Company): and The Sound Of Music (Lunchbox Theatrical Productions).

"A force to be reckoned with and a welcome arrival on the British theatre scene."


Alongside acting and producing, Lexi Clare works as a theatre-maker and director.

Past writing projects include gig-theatre show Game Face (UK, 2019; New Zealand, 2020) and micro-musical Much Ado About Hero (UK, 2017 & 2018).

Assistant director credits include The Penelopiad (dir. Sherrill Gow, Mountview, 2022), The Winter's Tale (dir. Jeff James, Mountview, 2019), Antigone (dir. Justin Murray, Actors Of Dionysus R&D, 2017).

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As a photographer, Lexi Clare specialises in headshots for actors and creatives. She is committed to affordable headshots and a naturalistic style of retouching.

Her portfolio also includes concept art shoots and production photography for a number of London theatre productions and companies.


Lexi Clare launched Maiden Speech in 2017, a dynamic and exciting theatre festival that provides a much-needed platform to showcase the boldest new work from a new generation of theatre-makers. Maiden Speech concluded its third season in November 2019, and supported more than 100 early-career artists across its three year tenure.

Recent producing highlights include GROOVE, a co-production between Outbox and Shoreditch Town Hall. Nominated for three Off-West End awards including Access, GROOVE featured an intergenerational cast of queer artists and explored the dance floor as a place of protest, identity, belonging and desire.

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To follow Lexi Clare Photography on social media:

  • Lexi Clare Photography Facebook
  • Lexi Clare Photography Twitter
  • Lexi Clare Photography Instagram


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