Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Oct 1st 2014 to Oct 20th 2014 | Nov 11th 2014 to Feb 10th 2015 | Jan 5th 2016 to Jan 31st 2016 | Mar 2nd 2017 to Mar 31st 2017 | Dec 7th 2017 to Dec 24th 2017
  • PRACTICE : Composer/musician
  • FROM : USA
  • TWITTER : @dahlak
  • MEMBER OF OneBeat 2014

Dahlak is a multi-faceted hip-hop artist maximizing his abilities as musician, actor, poet, and educator within the transformational space of the theater. Since launching into the national spoken word scene by winning the Brave New Voices international poetry slam (as now seen on HBO), Dahlak has performed on the Tavis Smiley Radio Show and the past two seasons of Russell Simmons presents Def Poetry Jam. Dahlak has worked with Broadway veteran and Rockefeller fellow Marc Bamuthi Joseph, writing and performing in his critically acclaimed plays Scourge and Word Becomes Flesh. As a member of the organization iLL-Literacy, Dahlak has showcased his blend of hip-hop, theatre, and spoken word throughout the U.S. and overseas. From 2007 to 2010, he has released three musical projects, which include, most notably, his full-length album Dual Consciousness. Currently, he is crafting a multi-dimensional project entitled spiritrials that will be released as an album and performed as a one-man play.  Read more at thisisdahlak.com.