Thomas Robert Simpson


Thomas Robert Simpson, an award winning actor, director, producer, and writer, is the founder and artistic director of the AfroSolo Theatre Company.  Since 1991 he has concentrated on presenting Black art and culture through solo performances, the visual and literary arts, and community engagement projects designed to inform, uplift and inspire.


For the past twenty-one years Mr. Simpson has produced the award winning and critically acclaimed AfroSolo Arts Festival in San Francisco. During this time had has presenting over two-hundred solo performance, visual and literary artists. He has featured celebrity artists such as award-winning actor Ruby Dee, comedian and political activist Dick Gregory, beloved teacher, poet and social activist June Jordan, sensational pianist and blues artist Charles Brown along with many emerging and mid career artist. He can be reached by way of: thomas@afrosolo.org.