REP, Presents is a component of REP RADIO that features a solo performing artist. next up: Tamesha Hawkins, author of the new book of emotionally charged verse, “Confectionately Yours!
About Tamesha Hawkins: The New Jersey native attended Temple University where she majored in Elementary Education with concentrations in Theater Arts and Psychology. Maintaining a home away from home in Philadelphia, she devotes her time to working in the theatre profession, promoting literacy in Philadelphia public schools, and performing. Recently crowned The PBGP Poetry Slam Champion for 2009, Hawkins is excited that her work is taking shape in the community. Next, she is writing a one-woman showcase titled Beginning with Molasses, which will bring her poetry to life for the theater stage. After the completion of her play, Hawkins’ plans to leave the U.S. and journey to Japan to enhance her writing and Theater Administration knowledge.
Confectionately Yours falls in step with debut work Sugar Lumps and Black Eye Blues by highlighting the author’s spirited phrase “even sugar can be raw”. Personal, political and passionate this journal of moments examines the triumphs, pitfalls and chaos of daily living with a pen and a notebook for social change. Documenting birthdays, holidays, campaign trails, Auld Lang Syne, Valentine, social causes to Santa Claus, May flowers and Spring showers with anticipation to find the natural saccharine of humanity.
About REP RADIO: REP RADIO is the official podcast of Represented Theatre Company created to build on our mission to promote creativity through the creation and exposure of new vessels of artistic expression. The podcast features performing artists in the Greater Philadelphia area and upcoming performances, breaking the fourth wall to give you an inside look at the plays and the players. hosted By: Local Actor, Chris Morse