The former Lester Hamburg Studio is now named in honor of
Dr. Vernell Audrey Watson Lillie
(May 11, 1931 – May 11, 2020)
Award-winning Educator, Artist, Advocate, Mentor,Founder & Artistic Director of Kuntu Repertory Theatre, and long-time Collaborator with City Theatre.
Public naming ceremony and celebration coming in Fall 2022
with Marc Masterson and Monteze Freeland
CHARISSE R. LILLIE
EILEEN J. MORRIS
Click here to read a life statement for Dr. Lillie.
Click here to learn more about Kuntu Repertory Theatre.
Campaign Steering Committee
Carol R. BrownDianne Duursma Marta Effinger Tiffany Elli-Butts Monteze Freeland Clyde Jones Charisse Lillie Renee Berry Mack & Bernard Mack Marc Masterson James McNeel Eileen Morris Renee Sorrell Nancy D. Washington, PhD