Posts under Poetic License 2016 category
Ellen Mischinski

Ellen Mischinski is a stage manager, producer, and theater administrator. She has worked with Poetic Theater Productions as a Producer

July 2, 2017
Tamara Geisler

Tamara Geisler is an Actor, Producer, Teaching Artist and Associate Director of Yonder Window Theatre Company and Audition Prep Intensive.

July 1, 2017
Aya Aziz

Aya Aziz is a songwriter and performance artist based between New York and Beirut, Lebanon. Aya wrote and performed her

September 13, 2016
Nkosi Nkululeko

Nkosi Nkululeko, the 2016 NYC Youth Poet Laureate, is a Writer, Performer and Musician who has been featured in venues

June 7, 2016
Ali Andre Ali

Ali Andre Ali is a New York based actor writer and musician. A graduate of the Experimental Theatre Wing at

February 15, 2016
Barbara Allen

“Normal” is for other people. The more Barbara Allen fought to be normal, the harder life laughed at her. And

February 15, 2016
Raquel Almazan

Raquel Almazan is an actor, writer, director in theatre/film/television productions. Her eclectic career as artist-activist spans original multi-media solo performances,

February 15, 2016
Eric Aviles

Eric Aviles is an actor, writer, and teaching artist and activist residing in NYC.  Eric recently completed a California tour

February 5, 2016
Beatur

Beatur is a professional entertainer. Working as a music producer, musical director, actor, Dj, a comedian and a member of various bands. He has worked with a

January 22, 2016
Ori Bensimhon

With Poetic Theater Productions: Production Manager for Poetic License 2012, Poetic License 2014 and Poetic License 2015 Production Manager for Goliath Production Manager for

January 22, 2016
Mahogany L. Browne

The Cave Canem, Poets House & Serenbe Focus fellow is the author of several books including Dear Twitter: Love Letters

January 9, 2016
Gabby Bruno

Upon graduating from Chapman University, Gabriella moved to Brooklyn to pursue her career in dance. She has been dancing professionally

January 9, 2016
Chad Chenail

CHAD CHENAIL is a graduate of Pace University and freelance director based in Jersey City. He is also the cofounder

December 19, 2015
Everett Cox

Everett Cox served in the U. S. Army from 1966-1969.  He served in Viet Nam in 1969 with the 245th

December 12, 2015
Samantha Cooper

Samantha is honored to be a part of the Poetic Theater family. With PTP: Goliath (Culture Project, Wild Project, CA

December 12, 2015
Taro Vesta, Cooper

Taro Vestøl Cooper is an actor and a spoken word artist. He graduated from Nordic Black Xpress Acting School in

December 12, 2015
Darian Dauchan

DARIAN DAUCHAN is an award winning solo performer, actor, and poet who has appeared on both Broadway (Twentieth Century) and

November 26, 2015
Dominique Fishback

Dominique is a TV, Film, Stage actress and Poet from Brooklyn, East NY. Selected TV credits: HBO’s “Show me a

September 18, 2015
Zoë Flowers

Zoë Flowers is an author, poet, actress, Reiki Master and seasoned domestic violence expert. Zoë teaches poetry and theatre at

September 15, 2015
Fun

I go by the name of Fun in which everyone would agree fits perfectly for me. I love to smile

September 6, 2015
Fernando García

Fernando García is a drummer, percussionist, and composer well versed in a wide variety of musical styles. Born in San

August 26, 2015
Keelay Gipson

Keelay Gipson is a multi-disciplinary artist including work as an actor, filmmaker, director and award-winning playwright.  His play What I Tell

August 18, 2015
Ebony Noelle Golden

Ebony Golden is a Houston, TX native now living in the South Bronx. Ebony is an accomplished performance artist, poet,

August 12, 2015
Anna Gothard

Anna is a performer, musician, teacher and a half of folk-pop duo, Anna/Kate. Anna has performed widely in music venues

August 12, 2015
Chelsea Gregory

Chelsea Gregory is a community-engaged dance theater artist, writer, educator and cultural organizer originally from Atlanta, GA. She was recently part of the touring

August 9, 2015
Craig ‘muMs’ Grant

Craig muMs Grant is an American Playwright, Poet and Actor best known for playing Poet on the HBO hit show

August 9, 2015
Zuleyma Guevara

Ms. Guevara is a huge fan of Raquel Almazan’s work and honored to be collaborating on this production of La

August 6, 2015
Sentell Harper

Sentell Harper recently had his one man show Seek and Ye Shall Find premiere in New York City in the

July 26, 2015
Brigitte Harris

Brigitte is currently an apprentice carpenter with the NYC District Council of Carpenter’s but studied to be an actress in

July 26, 2015
Joanna Hoffman

Joanna Hoffman (www.joannahoffman.com) is a spoken word poet and teaching artist based in Brooklyn, NY who uses poetry to demonstrate

July 12, 2015
Eboni Hogan

Eboni Hogan is a Brooklyn-based poet, playwright, screenwriter, actress and arts educator. She studied theater at NYU’s Tisch School of

July 12, 2015
Ryan F Johnson

With Poetic Theater Productions: Actor in Underground Actor in “Shatter the Sky” in Poetic License 2013 Actor in Conscious Language 2014

May 12, 2015
Jeremy Karafin

Jeremy Karafin founded Poetic Theater Productions in February 2010, and as artistic director produced over 150 productions, showcases, gallery shows

April 26, 2015
Abena Koomson

Abena Koomson is a Harlem- based performer, educator and wordsmith. She is bandleader and composer for Abena Koomson’s Blacksmith Orchestra (AKBO), and a featured

April 12, 2015
Jacqueline Jones LaMon

Jacqueline Jones LaMon is the author of two award-winning collections of poetry, most recently, Last Seen (University of Wisconsin Press),

March 26, 2015
Sam LaRoche

Sam LaRoche is a spoken word poet and rap artist out of Brooklyn. In college Sam was signed to an

March 26, 2015
Sharifa Linton

Sharifa Linton is born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Her love for dancing started at the age of 3 and

March 18, 2015
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Kid Lucky

Kid Lucky is a hip hop vocalist who specializes in beatboxing, floetry and scatting. Since 1996 Kid Lucky has been

March 6, 2015
Camillo Mac Bica

Camillo Mac Bica, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy and ethics at the School of Visual Arts in New York

February 26, 2015
Alex Mallory

Alex Mallory is a theatrical director and creative leader in New York. She recently directed Dijla Wal Furat: Between the Tigris

February 26, 2015
John D. Manley

Major John D. Manley, US Marine Corps Reserve (retired) is an Army civilian currently serving as the Director, US Army

February 26, 2015
Safiya Martinez Connell

Safiya Martinez Connell is a performer, writer and educator. She is an alumni of the New York Teaching Fellows program

February 26, 2015
Jazzy Mason

Jazzy is an advocate, actress, and entrepreneur.  She is currently affiliated with the women in prison projects reconnect leadership and

February 26, 2015
Chantal Maurice

Chantal has been blessed to work in a variety of acting mediums including Theatre, Film, TV, Industrials and Commercials. In

February 26, 2015
John M. Meyer

John M. Meyer is an artist studying at the University of Texas at Austin. His work as a playwright-performer has

February 22, 2015
Philip Milio

Philip Milio has pursued the art of photography since graduating high school. His skills progressed working for the Dept. of

February 18, 2015
Patrice Miller

Patrice Miller is a director-choreographer and writer currently directing Mad Jenny’s Love und Greed in residence at Pangea. Her work

February 18, 2015
Charan P. Morris

Charan P. Morris is a New York based poet/educator. A 2011-12 LAMBDA Literary Foundation Fellow, recipient of the Archie D.

February 12, 2015
Jevon Nicholson

Jevon is a New York based actor, lover and hugger. Born in Harlem, raised in Brooklyn,  He received his acting

January 18, 2015
Peter Molin

Peter Molin is a retired US Army infantry officer who served in the 2nd Infantry, 10th Mountain, and 82nd Airborne

January 12, 2015
Nancy Elkin Nygard

Born in the Bronx, raised in Jersey.  Before marrying my Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and way before becoming a military

January 2, 2015
Autumn Oftedal

Autumn Oftedal is from Yakima, WA and graduated cum laude from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA. She

December 21, 2014
David J. Palmer

David J. Palmer is an award-winning lighting & video/projection designer based in New York City. Recent Designs: Oso Fabuloso: A

November 26, 2014
Jenny Pacanowski

Jenny Pacanowski is a poet/combat veteran/facilitator/public speaker/actor/curator. In the Army while deployed to Iraq, Jenny was a combat medic and

November 26, 2014
Sherri Pullum

Sherri Pullum is a versatile actress with stage, independent film and television credits. She has received positive reviews for her

November 6, 2014
Danielle Puretz

Danielle Puretz comes to Poetic Theater Productions by way of the John Gardner Fellowship. She works as the company’s Artistic Associate.

November 6, 2014
Elise Santora

Recently appeared in the pre-Broadway run of Gotta Dance directed by Jerry Mitchell. Broadway credits: In The Heights with Lin-Manuel

August 26, 2014
Jay Santiago

Theatre and Acting has been my passion since my childhood in my native Puerto Rico, appearing in Telemundo’s Noche De

August 26, 2014
Sofía Snow

Sofía is a Boston-raised performance artist, educator, and community organizer. Her work has been featured in a range of literary publications,

August 20, 2014
Katelyn Sheehan

Katelyn Sheehan spent 4 years active duty in the US Air Force repeatedly deploying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

August 19, 2014
Mshi Siyhanda

An Atlanta native who is currently residing in New York, Mshi Siyhanda majored in African American Studies at Georgia State University

August 18, 2014
Monica Steuer

Latest credits include: Muses (Fringe Festival, NYC); The Vagina Monologues (Peekskill, NY); The House Of The Spirits (Gala Theater, Washington

August 7, 2014
Sheila Tapia

Off-Broadway: CQ/CX (Atlantic Theater Co.), La Ruta (The Working Theater), ReEntry (Urban Stages), Elliot, A Soldiers Fugue (Culture Project/P73), Welcome

July 26, 2014
Keomi Tarver

San Diego native, and Brooklyn transplant, Keomi Tarver is a dancer, writer, lover, teacher and friend. She began training at

July 26, 2014
Candace Tabbs

Dancer, Choreographer and Fitness Professional, Candace earned her B.A. in Neuroscience and Behavior and minored in Dance at Barnard College.

July 26, 2014
Mei Ann Teo

Mei Ann Teo is a theatre/film maker whose work has toured globally, including Belgium’s Festival de Liege (Lyrics From Lockdown,

July 22, 2014
Colby Thompson

Colby is a 62 year old prison reform activist, re-entry advocate. She is a speaker and is writing her first

July 19, 2014
Temesgen Tocruray

With Poetic Theater Productions: Actor in: Underground; Shatter the Sky in Poetic License 2013; Love, Redefined 2013 & 2014; Conscious Language

July 12, 2014
Colista K. Turner

Colista K. Turner is a New York based actress, performer, teacher and social advocate. With Poetic Theatre Productions: Actor in

July 6, 2014
Nicole Ventura

Nicole Ventura is an actor and kickboxer from New Jersey. She has had the pleasure of collaborating with a number

May 21, 2014
Nabil Viñas

Nabil Viñas is an award-winning actor born, raised, and based in NYC. He’ll appear at the 55th New York Film

May 18, 2014
Teniece Divya Johnson

Teniece Divya Johnson is an activist, capricorn, stunt performer, henna artist and student of life. A MFA graduate of the

May 12, 2014
Steph Walker

Steph was born and raised in NYC. A lover of many genres of music, Steph has trained in technique and

April 26, 2014
Vesta Walker

Vesta Walker hails from a family of artists and performers. Inspired by her family’s artistry, Vesta developed into a skilled

April 26, 2014
Adam Wennick

Adam Wennick is an actor specializing in voiceover and a producer.  Select Voiceover credits: Nicktoons’ Yu-Gi-Oh, commercials for Fanta, Death

April 22, 2014
Andrew Willis-Woodward

Andrew Willis-Woodward is a New York based director, actor, singer, dancer, choreographer, dialect coach, writer, and deviser. He is a

April 18, 2014
Kat Yen

Kat Yen is the Co-Artistic Director and Resident Director of Spookfish Theatre Company. Recent NYC productions she directed and set

February 22, 2014
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