V-Team 2020

The “V-Team” is V-Day Raleigh’s leadership team.  The V-Team can be contacted at vdayraleigh@gmail.com.

Judy Long, Director

Judy Long (Director) is so honored to be working with such an amazing group of people on VDAY 2020. She’s spent the past 10 years in Eastern NC directing and teaching acting. Some of her favorite shows as Director are: Les Mis, Rent, Annie, The Sound of Music, A Chorus Line, Joseph…, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Glengarry Glen Ross, Once Upon a Mattress, The Fantasticks, Grease, A Raisin in the Sun, The Vagina Monologues and 8 The Play. As a professional actress: The Producers at North Carolina Theatre (Shirley/Et al), Sound of Music – NCT (Frau Schmidt/Ensemble), My Fair Lady – NCT (Mrs. Eynsford-Hill), Guys and Dolls – NCT (General Cartwright), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – NCT (Ensemble), Romeo and Juliet – CSF (Nurse), Agnes of God – Ratio Theatre (Dr. Livingston). ( * ) and love to the best Mom in the world!! Many thanks to Alex and Madison who are both just extraordinary, to Deb Royals and PureLife Theatre, and to YOU the audience for your generosity.

Alex Matsuo – V-Day Raleigh Founder & Organizer

Alex Matsuo holds an MA in Theatre Arts from San Diego State University. V-Day and “The Vagina Monologues” has always held a special place in her heart. Looking for a way for art and activism to create a space for healing, she founded V-Day Raleigh in December 2016. When she is not working on V-Day related events, she works in IT and is a ESL teacher for her side hustle. Alex is also a published author and a podcaster. You can find more information about Alex at alexmatsuo.com and she can also be found on Facebook and Twitter!

Madison, Stage Manager