Kerry McGee is a DC-based theatre artist. She is a company member with We Happy Few Productions, where she serves as the Marketing Director and an ensemble artist. Kerry has also worked as an actor and devisor with dog and pony dc. Her focuses include ensemble-based work, audience integration, and classical text.
She previously worked in Richmond as an actor, director, and producer with numerous companies and received a Richmond Theatre Critic Circle award for her ensemble work in A Midsummer Night's Dream (acting), and The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (directing). Kerry was also a founder and co-artistic director of Night Light Collective, an east coast-based ensemble theatre company. With NLC, Kerry wrote and directed a two woman show that she presented in Richmond and New Orleans.
Kerry is a teaching artist at Arena Stage. There she works with Voices of Now, a youth program dedicated to creating a dialogue between performer and community through poetry, movement, and personal stories and with Camp Arena Stage, teaching Shakespeare and movement. She is a project manager for iLand, a youth theatre project created inconjuction with dog and pony dc and The Honolulu Theatre for Youth.
Kerry has previously taught classes for Imagination Stage, Richmond Shakespeare, The Academy of Music, Moonlight Wings, and Drama Kids International. As a graduate student, Kerry taught Modern Drama, Dramatic Literature, Effective Speech, and Shakespeare Performance at Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition to classes, she has taught workshops in Kinesthetic Response, Collaborative Composition, and Playback Theatre in Richmond, Indiana, and at the South Eastern Theatre Conference (SETC) in Atlanta.
Kerry McGee received her undergraduate degree in Film and Theatre from Central Michigan University, and completed her Masters of Fine Arts in Theatre Pedagogy at Virginia Commonwealth University. While at VCU Kerry studied Voice and Speech with Janet Rodgers and Dramatic Literature with Dr. Noreen Barnes. Kerry has also participated in several audience integration workshops with dog and pony dc. Additionally, she has trained internationally with The Dah Theatre and voice specialist and folk singer Frankie Armstrong in Belgrade Serbia, and has presented work in Greece.