Kesha McKey, Artistic Director of KM Dance Project, is a choreographer, educator and performing artist from New Orleans. After graduating from NOCCA she received her BS from Xavier University of LA and her MFA in Dance Performance from UW-Milwaukee. Her recent performance credits include Urban Bush Women’s Hair and Other Stories 2018 tour, Junebug Production’s Gomela:to return tour and Homecoming Project. Kesha has presented choreography for the 2018 UBW Summer Leadership Institute, 2018 Women in Dance Conference, Roots Week 2016, the 2016 Peridance APAP Showcase, and the annual Dance for Social Change Festival. Her recent awards include a 2018 CAC Southern Crossings Artist Residency, 2016 Dancing While Black Fellowship, and a 2016 Jacob’s Pillow scholarship. She is a faculty member of the Urban Bush Women SLI, and the Dance Department Chair at NOCCA.