Coming Up

Flappers Yoo Hoo Room – Online Comedy – Oct 3rd, 2020 – 5 p.m.

Flappers Saturday

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Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare – Soothsayer – Sept. 19th, 2020 – 5:30pm PDT

I’ll be playing Soothsayer in Evergreen Theatre Collective’s production of Julius Caesar, directed by Caitlin Hart. 20% of the proceeds go to Polaris to help fight human trafficking.

Latinx New Play Festival – The Cucuy Will Find You – Sept. 6th, 2020 – 1pm PDT

Ecstatic about getting to finally work with San Diego Rep! I will be playing Amy, Kee and part of the ensemble. This is a virtual play reading online.

Flappers Yoo Hoo Room – Sept 5th, 2020 – 9:30 p.m.

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Burbank Comedy “Covedy” Festival!!! -August 9th – August 22nd, 2020

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Thankful to be one of the comedians chosen to perform in the Burbank Comedy “Covedy” Festival this year. I will be performing 5 minute sets, 3 days: August 11th, 13th and 19th.

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***Update***

After each of the shows in the festival, audience members were asked to vote for their favorite. That favorite would then be asked to be part of the Best of the Fest Show.

To my surprise, I was asked to be part of the Best of the Fest Show which took place August 22nd, the last day of the festival!!!

Best of the Fest

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BurbankCovedyFestivalAug13

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BurbankCovedyFestivalAug19

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July 30th, 2020 – Wittiest Women – Flappers Virtual Main Room – 7p.m.

Wittiest Women

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July 30th, 2020 – The Life and Death Of – 5pm – Dedicated to Toyin of BLM

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Article in Broadway World

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July 9th, 2020 – Dreamers Unite – Interview airs – 4pm PST/7pm EST

June 7th, 2020 – Dreamers Unite – Interview Recording – 2pm PST/5pm EST

Honored to be a guest on Dreamers Unite! I’ll be sharing my story and performing my poem, “Air.”

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June 7th, 2020 – Talkback for “The Last One” – 1p.m.

June 6th, 2020 – “Air” published in Cultural Weekly

My poem “Air” got published in Cultural Weekly!

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Lorinda Hawkins Smith: “Air”

June 2nd, 2020 – Virtual Play Reading of “The Last One”

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https://blossoming2020.brownpapertickets.com/?mc_cid=a8cf72bb80&mc_eid=b7b7947e17&fbclid=IwAR3inNKoHvP9Gx_hbvAoOPJyf1XBrdRwlUDAPxGqNok89Fro3197sVwaAwc

May 22nd, 2020 – Flappers Comedy Club (Virtual)

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http://flapperscomedy.com/booking/h2f_flyer.php?id=59521

May 19th, 2020 – Truthful Tuesday on LIFE, LOVE, & WELLNESS, THE SANDY RODGERS SHOW

Join me this Tuesday evening at 9pm EST / 8pm CMT / 6pm PST.
Call in 516-531-9819 or http://www.blogtalkradio.com/sandyrodgers.

Here’s the link to the recorded show: http://tobtr.com/s/11730056

April 28th, 2020 – Shot Mother’s Day Spots for Sorenson (All by myself at home!)

March 13th – April 27th, 2020 – Orphee – On Hold Due to Corona Virus

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So excited to be voicing Eurydice and playing Death in “Orphee,” performances in Los Angeles and Tokyo. I’ll be working with the amazing Deaf West Theatre Company and the wonderful Deena Selenow will be directing. The play will be in American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English.

Broadway World.com Article

www.deafwest.org

Update – We opened and closed on the same day, March 13th – Clopening. But we were able to record a performance. Here’s my favorite shot from that recorded performance.

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March 8th, 2020 – LA Marathon – World Vision

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Last year I did the half marathon. This year I’m doing the full marathon with World Vision to help raise money for clean water for all in Africa. If you would like to help support this vision, here is the link:

https://www.teamworldvision.org/participant/212150

February 11th, 2020 – LAPL Portraits Premiere – Los Angeles Public Library Historical Portraits Art Installation – Biddy Mason

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October 28th – November 10th, 2019 – Pang! Tour in New England – Swing Cast Member

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Here is a review of the show we did at Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse by the Vineyard Gazette.

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October 21st – October 28th, 2019 – Gospel Mission Trip to Philippines

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https://www.gofundme.com/f/ajanm-mission-trip-to-philippines?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

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October 6th, 2019 – Urban Immersion with Westmont College students – Testimony and Theater Games

Sharing my testimony and leading the group in improv games.

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October 5th, 2019 – Dramacalifragilisticexpialidocious – Other Voices, Our Voices

Excited to be one of the actors to work with playwrights as we come up with monologues on the spot and perform them in the festival.

http://laplaywrights.org/DramacalifragilisticexpialidociousProgramsProcedures.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1-LLYAys0qYW5Jf4g5AK6J5pLNlH4XY-97M5_7q6U8N48-wscjD2D8tFA

August 23, 2019 – “The Queen of Los Angeles” Reading for The Robey Theatre Festival – Lucy Farrow

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For those of you interested in a play where the Azusa Street Revival is front and center, this is for you. “The Queen of Los Angeles” is going to open the Robey Theatre Festival with a reading in which I get to read the role of “Lucy Farrow” along with many wonderful fellow actors. It opens this Friday!

thelatc.org/paulrobesontheatrefest

robeytheatrecompany.org

August 11, 2019 – Historical Figures Shoot – Biddy Mason – Los Angeles Public Library

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May 18, 2019 – Summertime Rain Video Shoot – Phil ‘n Nem

April 26, 2019 – Homeward LA – Mimoda Studio – 7:30pm

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4201519

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April 23, 2019 – Biddy Mason Sharing with Women and Mission Class @ Fuller Seminary – 6:30pm

March 24, 2019 – L.A. Marathon with World Vision

I’ll be doing a 1/2 marathon to help raise money to bring clean water to my sisters and brothers in Africa.

March 20, 2019 – Bruce’s Lounge – Hosted by Rudy Moreno – 8pm

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March 10, 2019 – LA Urban Immersion with Westmont College – Improv Games and Sharing My Story (Justice? Or Just Me?) – Union Rescue Mission

February 20, 2019 – The Comedy Store – The Belly Room @ 8pm – Hosted by Vargus Mason

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January 19, 2019 – Icehouse – Rudy Moreno’s 6 weeks to Stand Up – Graduation 6pm 

January 14th and 16th, 2019 – Leading a 2 Day Workshop – “Telling Your Story” – Mayfield Senior High

A two day workshop of improv games, writing exercises and performing my mini one woman show (Justice? Or Just Me?) with Q & A following.

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