Simone Raquel Alexander (she/her) is a freelance artist, arts administrator, and arts advocate. Simone has spent the last four years in Austin working in the nonprofit field and theatre community. She serves as Producing Artistic Director and Founder of New Manifest Theatre Company, where she has brought together an ensemble of interdisciplinary artists. Simone serves as the Development Director of Ground Floor Theatre, establishing and overseeing corporate and individual giving. Simone also serves as the Visitor Relations Manager at The Contemporary Austin museum, where she manages the frontline staff. Simone has volunteered through service on the B. Iden Payne Awards Council as a member and Marketing Chair, on the UTeach Fine Arts Council Advisory Committee, and the ACC AAS Tech Theatre Advisory Committee.

Simone Alexander’s artistic vision is dedicated to sharing the art of the people of today through storytelling from a diversity of uniquely specific voices, styles, and perspectives in contemporary theatre.