Meet Alex and his friend, Irene Pepperberg. Alex is an African Grey parrot. Irene is a researcher at Harvard University. This off beat, highly theatrical new work, tracks Irene Pepperberg’s groundbreaking research in animal cognition and communication as she breaks through the skepticism of her male colleagues.

The Brit d’Arbeloff Women in Science Production


by Laura Maria Censabella

Inspired but the life story of Irene Pepperberg and Alex
directed by Cassie Chapados
March 14 – April 14, 2024
A Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production