Alex Papps

Alex Papps

Alex Papps was trained as an actor, graduating from WAAPA in 1995, and as a director from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2007. He has also taught at numerous acting schools across Melbourne.

As an actor, Alex Papps television credits include:

Fisk, Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, Part Time Privates, Preacher, Offspring, Seven Types Of Ambiguity, Time of Our Lives, Australia On Trial, City Homicide, MDA, Blue Heelers, Stingers, Home & Away, The Henderson Kids II, Neighbours, The Flying Doctors, Prisoner, State Coroner and The Saddle Club. 

He was also the co-host with Andrew Daddo of ABC’s music/variety program, The Factory.

For the Melbourne Theatre Company he has appeared in This Old Man Comes Rolling Home, Mad Forest, and Romeo in Romeo & Juliet (MTC education).

Other theatre credits include:

 Birds On Sticks (Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe Festivals 2018), Becky Shaw (Echelon) Emma – Celebrazione, Stones in his Pockets, Titania’s Boy and The Gizmo (Riverina Theatre Company).  He has also acted in several pantomimes in the UK.

Film credits include:

Peter in Ana Kokkinos’ Head On, and Anthony, in Five Moments of Infidelity.

His directing credits include: Randy’s Anticrisis, The Last Temptation of Randy (2013), Sober (2011), Randy’s Postcards from Purgatory (2009), Riders to the Sea (VCA Directors’ Season ‘07), The Mercy Seat (Red Stitch 08), Aladdin (Assembly Rooms, Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK) and Broken (Melbourne Fringe Festival ‘02).

Dialogue coach on Ana Kokkinos’ feature film, Blessed (08) and SBS series, The Hunting (2019)

In 2014 he released and album of children’s music called, “Let’s Put The Beat In Our Feet.”

He has written for Home and Away and Play School. 

Alex Papps has been a regular presenter on ABC TV’s Play School since 2005.