Director of Education and Community Outreach
Melonnie joined KC Melting Pot Theatre in August 2020 as the inaugural Director of Education and Outreach. Walker has served as the Dramaturg in Residence at KCMPT since 2017.
She is a nationally recognized dramaturg with research specialties in African American theater and performance of the work of August Wilson. She served as Assistant Director and dramaturg for many of KCMPT productions including King Hedley by August Wilson and our sold-out production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.
She provides support to schools as they grapple with online and off-campus educational activities. Melonnie holds a bachelor’s degree in management and Human Resources from Park University, and master’s degree in Theatre History from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.