I would love to perform in your city! Want to bring me to your school, festival, or event? Read on!
Cleopatra and Isis
A multimedia live performance with historical poetry narrating the history of Ancient Egypt and includes traditional ancient rituals celebrating the goddess Isis. This show focuses on the last queen of Ancient Egypt, Cleopatra VII, who defies the Roman Empire and refuses to be captured. She performs a prayer and ceremony before she takes her life and becomes reincarnated as the goddess Isis.
Performed in American Sign Language with voice over, dance, movement, music, and video. Approx. 30 minutes long.
Jamal Al-Qamar / Beauty of the Moon
A multimedia live performance with traditional Islamic and Sufi poetry that highlights the beauty of nature and celebrates the five elements: Moon & Stars, Fire, Water, Earth and Sun. This show also contains Quranic verses that focus on Earth. Poets featured in the show include: Maulana Jalauddin Rumi, Mahsati Ganjavi, Rudaki, Ibn Farid, and Kabir.
Performed in American Sign Language with voice over, subtitles, music and video. Approx. 30 minutes long.
Customized Sign Language Poetry - Dance - Multimedia Performance
Want me to write and perform something new to fit your event's theme? Contact me and we can start talking! I can also perform and dance Bollywood songs in American Sign Language, along other songs in various languages. I can also do burlesque dancing for your private events made up of deaf patrons.
I am also happy to serve as a hostess or emcee for your conference in any style you like. Get in touch with me and we'll brainstorm some ideas!
Allah Earth: The Cycle of Life (2013-2020)
Last performed at New York International Fringe Festival. This show has been retired and will no longer be offered to the public.
Performed in American Sign Language with voice over, dance, movement, music, and video. 45 minutes long.
Workshops and Seminars
I am also available to present workshops about performance, storytelling, playwriting, and/or filmmaking. I would conduct a workshop using either American Sign Language or voice. I can also give a talk about my creative journey as a profoundly Deaf artist. I believe that my background will provide valuable insight to people.
I've created and given workshops and talks at St. Louis Fringe Festival, New Mexico School for the Deaf, California State University, Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind, Hampshire College, St. Louis Community College, among some other institutions.
Please contact me if you are interested and/or need more information.