Alexandros Efklides was born in Thessaloniki in 1975. He started studying music from a very young age. He studied at the Theatre Department of the Aristotle University, where he completed his doctorate and he also completed his postgraduate theater studies at the University of Paris III. Alexander taught for years - in accordance with the famous PD 407 - in the theater department of AUTH, in the department of Science of Music and Art of the University of Macedonia and in the department of Theatre Studies, University of Patras, and finally in the Drama School of the National Theatre and the NTNG, where he worked as a repertoire consultant. Alongside with his academic career, he worked as a director for musical theater and opera. He worked with organizations such as the National Opera, the Athens Festival, the Neuköllner Oper Berlin, the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, the Thessaloniki Opera, The Beggars' Operas, etc. He put up plays of both classic repertoire as well as of contemporary composers, and is particularly interested in the repertoire of Greek operetta which he studies both as an artist and as a researcher.