Lee Stone (they/them) is a queer, trans and non-binary, multidisciplinary theatre practitioner with a focus in directing, collective creation, producing and teaching. As a director, their inspiration is to engage with stories for social change through the lens of feminism. They are a graduate of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and the founder of Dead Name Theatre (DNT), which uplifts and centres the voices, experiences and talents of queer, trans and non-binary creatives in Toronto (deadnametheatre.weebly.com). In 2023 they were the director for YPT’s Junior Ensemble. They have taught a range of theatre classes for youth including acting, directing, fight choreography, stage production and playwriting/performance for ESL students.
Selected Directorial Credits: Into the Woods (Director/Producer – Dead Name Theatre, 2023); Richard II (AD – Stratford Festival’s Langham DWP, 2019); Othello (AD & Fight Choreographer – Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, 2015); The Vagina Monologues (Director – Joyful Heart Foundation, 2012).