Serving millions of kids since 2002.

Dance party on the South Lawn at the Obama's White House Easter Egg Roll 2010.

What We Do...

KidTribe's mission is to create positive programming for children that entertains, educates and empowers.

We engage children through producing original animation, live action and musical content that evokes learning, laughter, compassion and curiosity.

We encourage kids and communities to experience the joy of music, dance and movement with our high-octane events and school assemblies.

We develop inclusive programs that teach core academics through Physical Activity, Social-Emotional Learning and the Arts.

We ignite young minds with our standards-based  interdisciplinary curricula that is designed for all learning styles. 

We energize teachers to take their passion and expertise to the next level in our Staff Development Trainings.

We create campaigns and collaborate with  partnering organizations to bring initiatives to life in a meaningful, measurable, memorable way.

We speak to audiences around the world about the importance of raising a healthy, happy, whole generation of children.

We love kids and believe in their unlimited potential.

We also have a ridiculous amount of fun.


“Thank you for creating lifelong memories for so many children. You bring sunshine and smiles - this event wouldn't be the same without you!"

- Michelle Obama, Former First Lady 

“KidTribe is saving the world, one dance move at a time."

- Los Angeles Times

"KidTribe's programs intrinsically  understand what motivates developing minds, helping students to become lifelong learners."

- Michael Funk , Director of Expanded Learning, CA Dept. of Education

"KidTribe's creative approach brings life to academic subjects in ways I never imagined."

- Shari Asplund,  Director of Planetary Missions Education, NASA

Who We Are...

KELLEE McQUINN Founder, Executive Producer, Master Trainer


Nicknamed “the Pied Piper with a Boom Box” by the LA Times, Kellee is the writer, director, producer, and curriculum co-author for all of KidTribe’s productions and programs.  In 2010 she received the Community Leadership Award from President Obama’s Council. She also won a Broken Glass Ceiling Award from Palm Springs Women in Film for her contributions in children's television. An inspiring keynote speaker, Kellee shares her uplifting stories about her dedication to the youth.  She’ s also hip-hop-hooped with millions of kids around the world, including the White House Easter Egg Roll throughout the entire Obama administration and the Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play.

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GALE GORKE, Ed.D. Education Advisor & Curriculum Specialist


A recent TEDx speaker, Dr. Gale has been an educator for over 30 years. She co-authors KidTribe’s curricula and has earned 2 BA’s  in Liberal Arts & Youth Ministry, an MA in Administration, an Ed.S in School Psychology, and an Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction. She holds a Multi-Subject Teaching Credential for Preschool to Adult, and a Credential in School Psychology. She also helped author the Quality Indicators for Inclusion in After-School Programming and the  After-School Physical Activity Guidelines for the California Department of Education. The Executive Director of You(th) Kan, a 501(c)3 organization and KidTribe's fiscal sponsor, Gale oversees KidTribe's grants.

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GORDON JAMES, JR. Performer, Emcee and Theatre Arts Assistant



Gordon is a rising star on the stand-up comedy circuit and kids just love him. He can be seen in the films Spiderman 2 and From Where The Opera Sings and in episodes of Glee and Austin & Ally. Featured in too many commercials to count, he stars in just about every single video KidTribe has produced.  Gordon has been on tour performing with KidTribe since 2010, hooping it up at thousands of schools across the US as well as  the White House Easter Egg Roll,  Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play, the Great ShakeOut's #SHAKEmob and Boo2Bullying rallies. When he's not inspiring kids, he's recording podcasts and developing an original TV show. He also knows every word to every song ever made.

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