Alexandra Shiva

Alexandra is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of the Manhattan-based documentary production company Gidalya Pictures. She produced and directed the feature documentaries Bombay Eunuch (2001) and Stagedoor (2006), and is at work on a feature documentary about teenagers and adults on the autism spectrum, slated for completion in 2014. Alexandra has served on the Board of the Public Theater since 1997, and is currently a member of the Executive Committee. She serves on the Board of Directors of Turnaround For Children, a non-profit education reform organization, and is the President of the Susan Stein Shiva Foundation. Alexandra holds a BA from Vassar College.