Arts in Education Director, Brooklyn Arts Council, United States
As the Arts in Education Director for the Brooklyn Arts Council, Dr. Alexander is a creativity catalyst who strives to empower artists and educators. Holding a doctorate in theatre, Phil has contributed to the design and management of arts education programs at Roundabout Theatre Company, Empire State Partnerships, the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Orchestra of St Lukes, and Marquis Studios, among others.
Phil is a board member of the New York City Arts in Education Roundtable and has held leadership positions with the New York State Alliance for Arts Education and the Association of Teaching Artists. A regular presenter at arts education conferences, Alexander also contributes to the field as an advocate and panel reviewer, including with the Center for Arts Education and the US Department of Education. Phil has also produced independent theatre productions in New York and emceed fundraising events.