McKenzie Jones Clifford is a graduate of The Evergreen State College with a BA in Performing Arts. While at Evergreen she studied everything from classical Odissi dance to political economy to ancient Greek drama. In 2010 she spent a semester in India, where she studied Art for Social Change at Darpana Academy for Performing Arts in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and performed with the Urvasi dance company in Bhubaneswar, Orissa. Since then she has performed in several stage productions on both coasts. She is currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.