B i o g r a p h y
X. Alexander Durden is an already impressive young artist whose striking persona and “effortlessly brilliant sound” have combined to make him highly desirable to opera and musical theater audiences as a singing actor.
He has performed in concert around the United States in such distinguished venues as Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre and the historic Spivey Hall. X. Alexander has appeared abroad throughout Canada, Puerto Rico and Bermuda. In this time he has also added his name to the rosters of The Atlanta Opera Company, Americolor Opera Company, and Capitol City Opera Company.
Recent theatrical credits include Virginia Repertory Theatre's national tours of The Shoemakers... and Buffalo Soldier. Regionally, He has also been seen as Henry (Next to Normal), Jose (Man of La Mancha), Seaweed (Hairspray), Montparnasse (Les Miserables), Angel (Rent), Chip (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Adam/Noah (Children of Eden).
Studying Vocal Performance as a Presidential Scholar of Morehouse College, he made his mark as an active member of the College Glee Club and as first tenor with the College Quartet, and delivering many memorable solo outings for both. He has since taken residence in Boston, Massachusetts while furthering his education at The Boston Conservatory.