Dior Ashley Brown: My Vessel
Part of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018
Performance begins at 9:30 pm.
My Vessel is a dynamic performance that combines Dior Ashley Brown’s one-woman play with music by a live band. Dior discusses her life in D.C., coming into womanhood, and contributing to her evolution as a female emcee. My Vessel delves into women’s issues by focusing on Dior’s experiences with repression and success in her immediate community and the wider community of Hip Hop culture.
Content information: Swearing or coarse language – rare or mild, Sexual content – rare or mild, Depictions of drug use – rare or mild. Best suited to ages 18+.
About Dior Ashley Brown
Dior Ashley Brown is a multi-faceted performing artist taking on roles including hip-hop emcee, actor, poet, and podcast host. She is a graduate of Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts and University of Maryland, a 2016 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Awardee, as well as a professional actor for YPT (Young Playwrights Theatre). Hip-hop and poetry form the basis of much of her work, which reflects her ever-changing community and challenged surroundings and seeks to empower those around her. She regularly performs with her group, Dior Ashley Brown & The dAb Band, which features Turk Gaines (keys), David Suggs (drums), and James McCreavy (bass).