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Editeur : AuthorHouse Date de sortie: 2012-03-21

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Yolanda Stevenson is one of the premiere poets in the San Francisco Bay area. Using a seductive voice quality, song, and interpretive dance she has been hailed as a powerful and inspirational performance artist. Born in Oakland, California, Yolanda has always been involved in the arts. A natural performer, Yolanda also graced many stages with her poetry, acting, and dancing talents. As a young adult Ms. Stevenson performed with Move Dance Theater, Imhotep Dance Ensemble and The Pamm Drake Dancers. As a poetess she performed with The Punany Poets, Dwayne Wiggins of Tony Toni Tone, Secrecy and Caustic Records. As an actress she was featured in America the Beautiful as Myiesha, The Photograph by Ntozake Shange, as Michael, and in the highly successful Bay Area production Brother Dap where she sang, danced, and played two different characters. As I thank God for my talents and the talents of the people I have studied with, says Yolanda. First on her list of training is her brother Woodrow Thompson who starred in the original role of Richie in the internationally famous A Chorus Line. My brother taught me a lot; she says. He was my main motivation to cultivate my talents to the fullest. Yolanda has also studied African dance with Linda Johnson, Jazz dance with Bonny Sita and Pamm Drake, and Hip Hop with Traci Bartlow. Yolandas acting training has been with the Berkeley Black Repertory Theater and The Black Actors Workshop in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently, Yolanda is an integral member of the International Toastmasters Association, where shes engaging in public speaking and seminars, in addition, she is a current member of The International Black Writers Association, where she performed her poetry regularly in educational workshops for the Bay Area youth. She is also working on a recording career as a songstress, poet and Inspirational Speaker. Yolanda also has her sights set on the film industry where her interests are, producing a television show, developing a youth performance group and a publishing company

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Genre: Poetry by individual poets

Collection: AuthorHouse

Format: EPub

Pages: 96

ISBN: 9781468551372

Information complémentaires

Genre: Poetry by individual poets

Collection: AuthorHouse

Format: EPub

Pages: 96

ISBN: 9781468551372

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