D. Alexander Trop graduated from Brigham Young University in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in theatre and media arts. In 2012 BYU produced Arabian Nights, a retelling of the story of Scheherazade and Alex was in the cast of the story about a captivating storyteller who saves herself from beheading by the evil sultan. Later in the year Trop played the role of Edward Seton in BYU's production of Phillip Barry's romantic comedy, Holiday. In 2014, he played the role of the Duke of Norfolk in BYU's production of A Man for All Seasons.
- The Daily Herald - Perfect Date: Let me take you far away... (22 Nov 2012)
- The Daily Herald - Johnny on the case: 'Holiday' proves no vacation in BYU rom-com (8 Nov 2012)
- The Daily Herald - Campus notes for Nov 5, 2012 (5 Nov 2012)
- The Daily Herald - BYU's 'Arabian Nights' promotes understanding of Islam (24 May 2012)