Simone Baskerville is an interdisciplinary artist working in the mediums of theater, dance and literary arts. Originally from College Park, Georgia, her roots in the performing arts sprouted at a young age. She attended Tri-Cities Performing and Visual Arts Magnet High School, studying Dance and Musical Theater. While in attendance, her talents as a multi-disciplinary artist began to take shape. Ms. Baskerville attended Howard University, obtaining her degree in Theatre Arts, Acting. She then relocated to Chicago, Illinois, and received her Master of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Arts – Performance, from Columbia College. While residing in Illinois, she worked in Chicago Public Schools as a teaching artist, program coordinator and program director, as well as, a liaison for community development partnerships.