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Alexandra Kennedy-Scott
2023 MFA Cultural Leadership Alexandra Kennedy-Scott

About Alexandra

Alexandra Kennedy-Scott is an Australian producer and theatre-maker dedicated to building connection and promoting wonderment across the globe. She is Vice-Chair of the Board of Anne Bogart’s SITI company, a member of the Board of the Broadway Women’s Fund,

Co-producer of the Australian Theatre Festival NYC, and a creator/actor who has toured work across 3 continents including her multi-award-winning play, The Day the Sky Turned Black, (“Enthralling” NY Times). In addition, she has extensive experience constructing and performing in immersive and physical theatre, and has also trained and worked as a puppeteer and magician.

As director/writer she created a lauded Artist-in-Residence program for 6 schools in Western Sydney, as an actor and stand-up she’s performed at venues including NY’s famous Comedy Cellar, La MaMa, New York Theatre Workshop, Hayes Theatre, The Old Fitz and the Edinburgh Fringe. She holds a First-Class honors degree in Economics from the University of Sydney, and is a graduate of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Upright Citizens Brigade and the SITI Company conservatory.

In addition to creative pursuits, Ali is a former Bain & Company management consultant and still advises Fortune 500 companies and new ventures on business strategy with a focus on life sciences and consumer products.

Pronouns: she/her