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Keisha Thompson, headshot

Keisha Thompson is a Manchester based writer, performance artist and producer.

She is currently touring award-winning solo show, Man on the Moon. Her debut book, Lunar, features her poetry in addition to the show script. 

She is also the Young People’s Producer at Contact, chair of radical arts funding body, Future Ventures’ Fund, is a member of Greater Manchester Cultural and Heritage Group.

She has supported artists such as Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish, The Last Poets, Saul Williams, Amiri Baraka and has performed in Brave New Voices festivals 2008 & 2009.

Keisha is one of three writers commissioned by Box of Tricks for the Playbox commission. A new work will be presented in Jan 2020 – watch this space!

Moonwhile – a poetic EP released in June 2019 is available to stream/download here.