Keelay Gipson is a multi-disciplinary artist including work as an activist, teaching artist, and award-winning playwright. He is the recipient of the Van Lier Fellowship (2016-2018) at New Dramatists and recently finished work as a Public Artist in Residence for the City of New York’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Administration of Children’s Services working with LGBTQ foster youth. His work has been seen/developed at the Wild Project, Poetic Theater Productions, HERE Arts Center, The Theater at Alvin Ailey, Pace University, Planet Connections Theater Festival, The University of Houston, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, The National Black Theater, Rattlestick Playwrights’ Theater, Amoralists Theater Company, Classical Theater of Harlem, New York Theatre Workshop and Brooklyn Academy of Music. He is a member of P73’s Interstate 73 Writer’s Group. His play UNTITLED RADIO PLAY was recently published in the anthology The Best American Short Plays 2015-2016, by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books | Hal-Leonard Books.