Jess Ducey

Clown Party Producer

Jess Ducey (they/them) is a writer, producer, fundraiser, and occasional clown. They are co-chair of the board of the National Queer Theater, events coordinator for Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre,  and a member of Moxie Arts’ 2024 Incubator for new work. In 2023, Jess produced queer musicals Antonio! and A Bit Too Much Hair in NYC and at Edinburgh Fringe for Butch Mermaid Productions. They are also the co-founder of Queer AF, Wellington, NZ’s first festival of queer art. Performance credits include a variety of naked cabaret, comic ballet Sapphic Lake, and the sporadic live direct show. Their writing has appeared on Radio NZ and in Landfall, as well as in Primary Stages’ 2023 Echoes emerging writers cohort. Jess enjoys nature, dinner parties, public transit, books, puppies, cheese, cycling (slowly!), and creating order from chaos.