Performance Highlights

  • Performed with Sun Ra Arkestra for RAS Day, 2016
  • Performed with Sun Ra Arkestra for Solange Knowels' SXSW St. Heron BigCommerce Launch Party, 2016
  • Played Feature Role in HBO Series, The Leftovers, 2015
  • European Tour (Sun Ra Centennial Dream Arkestra), 2014
  • Festival de Mexico en el Centro Historico (Sun Ra Arkestra), 2013
  • "Oedipus and Akhenaten" (Sun Ra Arkestra, Uncool Festival, Poschiavo, Switzerland), 2012 
  • Nominated along with the cast of "for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf" for "Best Ensemble" in the Austin Circle of Theater's "Critics' Table Awards," 2012
  • Slam Champion ("Poetry Smack-Down,"  Fringe Festival, Orlando, Florida), 2012
  • "Journey: Tradition to Innovation" (Directed by Anuradha Naimpally), George Washington Carver Museum, 2012
  • “for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf”    Vortex Theater, 2011 & 2012
  • Riders Against The Storm,  Background Vocals (SXSW Hip-Hop Showcase), 2012
  • Premier of "Elements, Featuring Chandra Washington," 2012
  • “Trifecta” Spoken and Heard Poetry Series, 2010
  • EXSE Spoken-Word Showcase, ChannelAustin, 2009 - 2011
  • “The Healing Caravan” (Opening for The Last Poets) Black Arts Movement Festival, 2011 
  • Jeffrey Brian, Background Vocalist, 2011 - Present
  • Bluiett's "VegiDeli" (Sistah's Place, N.Y.C.; Joe's Movement Emporium, Washington, D.C.), 2009
  • Juneteenth Celebration, KLRU-TV, 2009
  • Anthology Feature/Slam Finalist, Austin International Poetry Festival, 2009
  • “Wild is The Wind” (Nina Simone Tribute), 2009 - 2011
  • Played supporting role in the Paramount Pictures film, "Stop Loss" (released 2008)
  • "The Healing Caravan" (Premier as Artistic Director), Black Arts Movement Festival, 2007
  • Original composition, "KwanzaaTime" selected for Austin Convention Center's holiday CD compilation, "Happy Holidays From Austin, Texas," 2007 
  • "The Healing Caravan" (Directed by Hamiet Bluiett), 2006
  • "Circle Of Light" (First Night Austin, Paramount Theater), 2005
  • "Big Texas Poetry Event" Award Winner, 2005
  • Gemini Ink Poetry Festival & Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2005
  • "Make It Wet Spit Fest," Ruta Maya, 2005
  • Sun Ra Arkestra, Ruta Maya, 2004
  • "A Night With Nikki" (Tall Tree Productions, Univ. Of Texas @ Austin), 2002
  • "Blast Your Own Breath" Poetry Series (Ft. Worth, TX), 2002
  • SistaSpeak (Black History Month Celebration, Austin Community College), 2002
  • International Women’s Day Celebration (MexiArte Museum), 2002
  • Austin Book Festival Poetry Feature, 2002
  • "Word Jazz" (Co-Founder, Diverse Arts), 1999 - 2011
  • Marshall Allen/Tyrone Hill Quartet, Epistrophy Arts, 1999

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