Kemati Janice Porter is an actress best known for the film Rain: A Love Story?
Porter, a Creative Writing alumna is also the Interim Executive Director of the eta Creative Arts Foundation.
She had previously been the Producing Director for eta. The eta Creative Arts Foundation has been centered in Chicago produces plays that focus on African-American culture and experiences while aiming to preserve and publicize the African-American aesthetic. Janice Porter earned her master’s degree in directing at DePaul University and directed shows for eta, including a 2013 production of If Scrooge was a Brother, a retelling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from an African-American perspective.