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Celeste Lecesne (he/they)

Artistic Director Co-Founder

Celeste wrote the short film TREVOR, which won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short. They are the co-founder of The Trevor Project, the only nationwide 24-hour suicide prevention and crisis intervention Lifeline for LGBT and Questioning youth. They have written three novels for young adults and created The Letter Q, a collection of letters by queer writers written to their younger selves. Lecesne was the executive producer of After The Storm, a documentary film that tells the story of 12 young people living in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. An actor as well as a writer, Celeste has created several award-winning solo shows including The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, Word of Mouth and One Man Band.

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