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Lemon

Lemon is a highly critically acclaimed renaissance man, a regular on HBO’s Def Poetry, an original cast member and writer of the TONY award winning Def Poetry Jam on Broadway. A drama desk nominee, he has traveled the spoken word and theatre scene for the last eight years, was chosen as the poet to help sign Lebron James to Nike, recently shot two films with Spike Lee, a lead role in "sucker free city" a new film for Showtime and Spike's latest "She Hate Me", as well as performing as the lead actor in a short film heading for Sundance next summer called Avending Angel.

Lemon opened up for recording artist Ashanti at this years HOT 97/FUSE TV fashion show. His theatre credits include Slanguage which he co-wrote with Universes a theatre group directed by Jo Bonney at the New york Theatre workshop. Other off Broadway appearances include THE RIDE at PS 122, "U" (Slanguage Worksop) at the Mark Taper Forum, Scotland’s Fringe festival and The Painted Bride. Lemon is currently taking diction an dialect classes with Sam Chwat and acting classes with Susan Batson and has taught master performance art workshops at different universities, colleges and venues including Harvard, Princeton, UMASS and Sing Sing prison to name a few.

Lemon was born and raised in New York City.


www.lemonshood.com




© Lemon



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