Alex Nee is a native Californian who has spent the last three years enjoying a truly vagabond life on the road. As Andrej on the First National Tour of ONCE he has traveled all over the US, Canada, and even Japan. Before that, he toured as the lead in AMERICAN IDIOT, performing in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the US, and Canada.
In between international tours, he returned to Northwestern University to finish up his education in the summer of 2013. He graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Theatre, minor in Economics, and a Music Theatre Certificate.
Along with acting, Alex is an avid musician, playing guitar, bass, ukulele, mandolin, and various percussion instruments. He is currently adding another fretted string instrument to his arsenal — the cavaquinho. He plays bass and back up vocals with Common Jack, recently releasing their sophomore album, recorded at Degraw Sound in Brooklyn, NY.
He also loves circus arts and seeks out ways to incorporate juggling, unicycling, aerials, stilt-walking, or anything involving a clown nose into his performance. He teaches juggling and songwriting to the amazing children of Camp Winnarainbow.
In his free time, Alex enjoys lying on hardwood floors, blasting music, eating copious amounts of avocado and peanut butter (usually separately), and soaking in hot, bubbly water.
After pretty much nonstop touring since his junior year of college, he is now enjoying a more stationary lifestyle in LA. He recently finished an acclaimed run at the Celebration Theatre as his dream role, the Emcee in Cabaret (LADCC, Robby, and Scenie award winner, Ovation Recommended, LA Times Critics’ Choice). He also played Romeo opposite Ashley Argota (The Fosters, True Jackson, VP) in Bradley Bredeweg's (producer of Dear Evan Hansen, Moulin Rouge, The Fosters, Good Trouble) Love is a Battlefield, an 80's rock musical of Romeo and Juliet. Now that project is a brand new Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo musical, and he will reprise his role this summer in its first public performance.