Real Women Atlanta Magazine would like to congratulate Mr. Mashaun D. Simon, the new Public Relations and Marketing Manager for the Alliance Theatre. Maushaun is an equity and inclusion advocate who centers his writing, and scholarship on cultural competency, identity, and equity.
Mashaun is also a contributing writer for The Reckoning online magazine and co-host of B4Nine: The Podcast. An award-winning journalist, Mashaun has written for NBC News, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Black Enterprise, Bloomberg News, Ebony Magazine, and Essence Magazine, among others. In addition to his writing, Mashaun has created and managed cultural competency and affirmative action programming and training. He has also provided media relations and marketing support to several institutions of higher education and several non-profit organizations.
Mashaun is a member of the inaugural 2021-2022 cohort class of the Rising Leaders Fellowship. he has served on the board of directors of HOME, on the advisory board for AID Atlanta, the inaugural PRISM board of Teach for America Metro Atlanta, and the advisory board for the Counter Narrative Project. He holds a professional writing degree from Georgia Perimeter College, a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Kennesaw State University, and a Master of Divinity from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology.#
The Alliance has premiered more than 100 original productions, professionally launching important American musicals with a strong track record of Broadway, touring and subsequent productions, including the Tony Award winners The Color Purple, based on the novel by Alice Walker; Aida by Elton John and Tim Rice; and Alfred Uhry’s The Last Night of Ballyhoo. Recent musical premieres include Sister Act: The Musical, Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away, Bring It On: The Musical, Stephen King and John Mellencamp’s Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Harmony – A New Musical by Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman, Tuck Everlasting, Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story, The Prom and, most recently, Janece Shaffer and Kristian Bush’s Troubadour.
RWAM is looking forward to partnering with Mr. Mashaun Simon and the Alliance Theatre in the near future.
For further information about shows at the Alliance Theatre: 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309/ 404.733.4600 or Visit the website: https://alliancetheatre.org