Cessalee Stovall

Cessalee Stovall

Intimacy Choreographer, Cultural Consultant, Equity, Access and Inclusion Specialist, Actor, Director

Cessalee Stovall (she/her) is an Intimacy Director, Cultural Consultant and an Equity, Access and Inclusion Specialist, with a focus on the performing arts sector and an unapologetic champion for the physical, psychological, and cultural safety of all humans in the arts. As Intimacy Director, Cessalee has trained with Intimacy Directors and Coordinators, Intimacy Coordinators of Colour, and Theatrical Intimacy Education in the US and studied under the founders of Intimacy Coordinators Australia. As a Cultural Consultant, she works closely with productions to support artistic vision, identity, and communication. Cessalee draws on her 20+ years of experience as a professional actor, director and choreographer, her certification as a Mental Health First Aider, her degree in theatre, two certificates in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion from Purdue University and Cornell University, and her lived experience as a Black woman. With a consent-centered practice, Cessalee’s work balances the needs of the individuals with the vision of the project to empower communication and collaboration for all stakeholders. Currently, Cessalee is the Equity and Inclusion Manager at Malthouse and the founder of Stage A Change.

Shows worked on

Cessalee Stovall has worked with...

Rose Adams

Rose Adams

Worked with on Stay Woke

Bridget Balodis

Bridget Balodis

Worked with on Stay Woke

Daniella A Esposito

Daniella A Esposito

Worked with on Stay Woke

Jess Keepence

Jess Keepence

Worked with on Stay Woke

Brooke Lee

Brooke Lee

Worked with on Stay Woke

Rachel Lee

Rachel Lee

Worked with on Stay Woke

Dushan Philips

Dushan Philips

Worked with on Stay Woke

Mark Pritchard

Mark Pritchard

Worked with on Stay Woke

Kaivu Suvarna

Kaivu Suvarna

Worked with on Stay Woke

Aran Thangaratnam

Aran Thangaratnam

Worked with on Stay Woke

Matilda Woodroofe

Matilda Woodroofe

Worked with on Stay Woke