Stokely is the associate producer of HowlRound and a cultural organizer from Philadelphia, currently based in Boston.
JD Stokely is a trickster-in-training who creates and curates lectures, workshops, and performances around Queerness, nostalgia, the Black body, and home. Stokely is the associate producer of HowlRound Theatre Commons and a cultural organizer in the Boston area. Stokely most recently co-founded Unbound Bodies, a multidisciplinary arts lab for QTBIPOC creatives in Boston and beyond. Stokely is also a founding member of SUPER|object, a Queer curatorial collective that serves as an arts incubator for emerging artists, and A Collective Apparition, a group of LGBTQ Black artists whose work is "rooted in the past, but poised on the crux of the present & future." Stokely received an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice from Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in 2014, and a BA from Hampshire College in 2011. They are also a 2016 graduate of Arden Theatre Company's professional apprenticeship program. Stokely is a karaoke enthusiast, an astrology nerd, and a lover of gourmet ice cream.