B i o g r a p h y
X. Alexander Durden is an award winning artist whose striking persona and “effortlessly brilliant sound” have combined to make him highly desirable to opera, film and theatre 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 film and theatrical credits include Virginia Repertory Theatre's national tour and Buffalo Soldier and Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer. 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 furthered his education at The Boston Conservatory, contributing to multiple productions and recitals. He is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Acting.