Maimouna Camara (she/her) is a performing arts producer and manager whose creative work stems from non-profit theaters and cultural arts organizations. Maimouna received her M.A in Performing Arts Administration at NYU. In New York, she was the 2022/2023 Finance and Operations Fellow at the New York Theatre Workshop and was the Assistant Program Coordinator for NYU’s Creative Careers Accelerator. She’s worked as a producer and sound/video designer at Towne Street Theater, along with Leimert Park Theater Consortium and The Inner City Cultural Center in Los Angeles. She was one of the Research Production Coordinators at the Cultural Arts and Diversity Resource Center in Santa Cruz, CA and participated in student and arts advocacy leadership programs at UCSC. Focused on a multidisciplinary producing approach, Maimouna has associate produced the short film THE NEST (Kiziana Jean-Louis), collaborated on photography books such as I CAN’T BREATHE (Carr and Scott), and worked on several independent modeling projects. She is the co-curator of Towne Street Theater’s seasonal spoken word production known as SUM POETRY.
Keyonte Colclough (She/Her) is a recent graduate of The City College of New York. She received a BA in English Literature with a minor in Asian Studies. In her professional career, as a student and in the workforce, she has taken many opportunities to work for organizations with a focus in providing support to youth in New York City. She worked as a Health Educator and Co-Coordinator for Peer Health Exchange, a nonprofit that provides health education to high school students from underserved schools; and, more recently she worked as a Community School Assistant for Counseling In Schools, supporting school wide initiatives for students in Brooklyn.
Keyonte has always had an interest in arts, literature, theater, and music, and she hopes that wherever she works she can combine her intersectional experiences with the work she is doing and be a positive asset to the environment.
Darciana Reynolds is a Marketing professional and multidisciplinary artist. She joins The Flea as a marketing associate with a passion for community and artist development. Darciana received her AA in visual communications from Delaware Technical and Community College, BFA in photography and video from the School of Visual Arts and is currently pursuing her MBA in marketing from Washington State University.
Darciana has worked with several small businesses and artists on their social media and marketing teams. As well as curated a group show showcased at the brooklyn museum in 2021. She is the founder of a non-profit art foundation, Lemonade in the Garden, which focuses on helping underrepresented black artists connect, find opportunities, and showcase their art work in the art world.
Iman Louis-Jeune (she/her/hers) is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist and curator with over eight years of technical experience. Pulling from her Caribbean heritage and diverse religious upbringing, she’s interested in the creation and facilitation of making cathartic and impactful work.
As a curator and production manager, Iman founded a dance + somatic movement + film festival, Essence of Embodiment, as part of SMUSH Gallery’s Curatorial Fellowship in Dance ’20-’21 centered around processing trauma and making a framework for joy. She’s had the opportunity to work with: ZCO/Dance Project, Owning Dissonance Collective, AfroFlow Yoga, The Chelsea Factory, Telluride Film Festival, Womanimation Festival, LMCC, TBWA \ Chiat \ Day NY all in a production management, operations, and lighting design capacity.
Always looking forward to collaborating, with equity, access, and compassion in mind.
Erica provides general management and/or financial services to various non-profit organizations including The Flea Theater, the american vicarious, Space on Ryder Farm, Target Margin Theater and Caborca, and is a member of the Board of Directors of The Builders Association.
Yordhy Herrera joined The Flea full time in 2022 as Facilities Manager after over 4 years of operations and technical experience. He studied mechanical engineering, automotive repair and service, and holds certifications in construction safety, scaffolding, and automotive service excellence.
Yordhy is passionate about visual design, solving challenging problems, fixing hardware, and cooking (try his patacón!). Yordhy lives in Queens with his dog, Joey.
Martin Meccouri is a creative producer who comes to The Flea with over a decade of experience working in the performing arts. He has worked in various artistic, programmatic, fundraising, and educational capacities at Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst, Amherst College, Random Access Theatre Company, La Jolla Playhouse, UCSD (Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Instruction in Theatre & Dance Award), The Classical Theatre of Harlem and most recently, Theatre Communications Group.
Martin is passionate about risky artistic work, unlikely collaborations, intercultural and multilingual aesthetics, and facilitating opportunities for emerging artists. He believes in strengths-based leadership and is a Gallup-certified executive coach and organizational consultant in the CliftonStrengths(c) assessment model.
He holds a BFA from Emerson College (summa cum laude), an MA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an MFA from UCSD.
Niegel is a theater director and performance artist who sculpts social spaces into unique communal environments where we make new rituals, excavate our pasts and imagine future narratives. His theater work has been produced by Classical Theatre of Harlem, HERE Arts Center, Hip Hop Theatre Festival, Magic Theatre, New York Fringe Festival, Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, The Public Theater, Summer Play Festival and Todd Theatre, and his walks have been produced by Abrons Arts Center, American Realness, Dartmouth College, Elastic City, Jack, The New Museum, Prelude Festival, PS 122, the Van Alen Institute and Visual AIDS. He often collaborates with artist Todd Shalom. Together, they conceive and stage interactive performances in public and private environments.
Smith was the associate director of the Tony Award winning musical FELA! – restaging that production in London, Lagos and its world tour, assistant directed the off-broadway production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and both the broadway and off-broadway productions of Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change. He has worked on the artistic staffs of The Public Theater, Trinity Repertory Company and Providence Black Rep. He is a 35th Anniversary Artist-in-Residence at Second Stage Theatre and the Associate Artistic Director of Elastic City.
A graduate of Dartmouth College, Smith has received grants and fellowships from Theater Communications Group, Tucker Foundation, and Van Lier Fund. Before surviving high school in Detroit, he grew up in the North Carolina piedmont, fishing with his dad, shopping with his mom and inventing tall-tale fantasies with his two younger brothers.