Moonyeka is a sick/disabled Filipinx femme and movement-based storyteller who utilizes art creation, teaching, and organizing to realize a world that honors her communities’ stories in a way that is healing, celebratory, and generative.
Amongst many projects and collaboration Moonyeka continues to facilitate LIL BROWN GIRLS CLUB (a movement-based mentorship program for young g*rls of color), organized (e)merge: a movement-based healing intensive for dance communities and beyond in September 2019, moves and creates work with Dani Tirrell and The Congregation, and is working on LOOB** — a multi-disciplinary biomythography/memoir as part of their 2020 Northwest Film Forum x Velocity Dance Center dance film residency.
youth arts program
Gay City: Seattle’s LGBTQ Center’s Youth Arts Program is a guided mentorship program providing a stipend that culminates in a showcase of new performance art for LGBTQ BIPOC youth ages 13-18. The program is led by mentors Naa Akua and Moonyeka.