"I learned in 8th grade the flamingo gets its red from
feasting on shrimp. Mockingbirds love red winterberries.
Lena Horne wore magenta shoes when she sang “Stormy Monday”.
Darryl Alladice is a performance poet/storyteller who grew up in Harlem and Brooklyn, New York. Darryl’s performances are informed by his training as an actor and storyteller. He will enthrall and charm you - he brings his poetry alive when he reads.
Darryl's work has been produced and performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Asolo Theater of Florida, Black Box Theater and Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, New York's Schomburg Center, Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center, City College of New York, and various venues around New York City. His collections of poems, Jaundice, and Measuring in Litersfocus on his experiences learning to live with Sickle Cell Anemia.
Darryl is a founding Board member of One Breath Rising.