Stephanie McKee

Executive Artistic Director

Ms. McKee is a performer, choreographer, educator, facilitator and cultural organizer born in Picayune, MS and raised in New Orleans. She is the founder of Moving Stories Dance Project, an organization committed to dance education that provides opportunities for dancers and choreographers to showcase their talents. In 2007, she was awarded The Academy of Educational Development/New Voices Fellowship, an award for emerging leaders. For the past 20 years Ms. McKee has been involved with Junebug Productions as an artist and educator. Most recently she served as Associate Artistic Director of the first annual Homecoming Project 2011, a place-based performance project that addresses the Right of Return and what home means to communities in post-Katrina New Orleans. In 2006, Ms. McKee was one of ten artists who collaborated to create the original production, “UPROOTED: The Katrina Project,” co-produced by Junebug Productions. As an artist and cultural organizer, Ms. McKee is deeply committed to creating work that supports social justice and aligns with the FST and Junebug legacy.

Kiyoko McCrae

Managing Director

Ms. McCrae is a cultural organizer who directs community-based theater productions and teaches workshops offered through Junebug Productions’ Free Southern Theater Institute. She hastaught at Children in the Classics (New York, NY), TIE-Theater in Eduction (London, U.K.), Upward Bound (Tulane University), and Urban Bush Women’s Summer Leadership Institute.  She has also worked as an organizer with El Puente, a Latino community­-based organization in Brooklyn, NY and United for Peace and Justice, the nation’s largest anti­war coalition. She received her BFA in Theatre Arts from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she studied with Jan Cohen Cruz, leading practitioner of activist and community-­based performance.

Damia Khanboubi

Program Associate

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Bonnie Gabel

Production/Tour Manager

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