Emelia “Me-Me” Cowans


For Burning Coal, “Quilts of Gee’s Bend” 2009/2010; “1960” 2008/2009; “Crowns” 2007/2008. Other stage credits include “Anatomy of a Woman Abused: A One-Woman Show” by Jaisun McMillian, “Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child” by Regina McCrary and “Save a Seat for Me” by Spencer Jenkins.A graduate of Indiana University, Me-Me holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Telecommunications and African-American studies and a minor in Theater and Drama.
Currently, she is the Media Spokeswoman for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. She also charms the weekend airwaves of The Light 103.9 FM as an on-air personality, is a professional make-up artist, and a television host for the North Carolina Education Lottery.