Bruce A. Lemon, Jr., is a storyteller born and raised in Watts.

As a child, his father made him write stories and read them aloud in the hallway as punishment for lies and mischief. He’s still in trouble.

An actor, writer, director, producer and creative collaborator, he is the host of 89.3 KPCC In-Person’s UnheardLA, the Artistic Director of Watts Village, and Associate Artistic Director/Ensemble Member with Cornerstone Theater Company and an Illyrian Player. 

Hobbies include: Holding a mirror up to America, rabble rousing, chasing dreams, working for the reimagining of his community, and listening to the kids.

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