Upstairs at The B Presents – Kevin Kantor Poetry

November 2, 2019 November 2, 2019

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Kevin Kantor is a trans non-binary spoken word poet, theatre director, actor, teaching artist and agent for social change working to deconstruct and reimagine the semiotics of gender on stage and in performance. They are the founder & former artistic director of Greeley, Colorado’s SOAPbox Productions, a theatre company & poetry venue dedicated to furthering conversations that are politically engaged & culturally conscious through live performance art.

Kevin has toured nationally with their poetry, performing & leading workshops at colleges & universities across the country. Their collective work has garnered over 17 million online views.

Kevin's writing, which aims to subvert toxic masculinity, explore survivorship & trauma, & raise queer voices, has been featured on The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Upworthy, & in the anthology We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out (Holt Paperback). Kevin also worked as a content supervisor and contributor for the second season of John Ridley’s ABC drama American Crime and was featured alongside Lady Gaga at her 2016 Oscars Performance.