Loss, Life & Love After Party: An All Black Improv and Comedy Show
Each all star team of improvisers will perform an improvised set based on stories of loss, life and love by comedians X Mayo, Jonnae Thompson and London Hughes. Confirmed improvisers include Travis Coles, Bri Giger, Ayinde Howell, Jiavani Linayao, Jerah Milligan, Dyani Rejae, Lemon Pepper Wet and more! Hosted and produced by Yazmin Monét Watkins. Come for the laughs, stay for the fun. Sounds by KCRW DJ, Tyler Boudreaux. Saturday 9/24 at 7pm at The World Stage.
Hosted by Yazmin Monet Watkins, a poet, comedian, writer, actress, educator and organizer. Touring her intimate yet political poetry from Obama’s White House to Johannesburg, and empowering students from Harvard to youth prisons, Watkins' body of work weaves art and activism, exploring the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, self-love and all things Black Girl Magic. A Posse scholar and a graduate of Dickinson College, Watkins' work combines art and activism, providing critical artistic outlets for audiences to self advocate and heal. Watkins has developed pilots with Netflix and Comedy Central alongside Paul Downs, Lucia Aniello and the all Black female comedy group, Obama’s Other Daughters. You can see their work on their Comedy Central show and their Shondaland podcast You Down? Watkins serves as the co-chair of the Arts & Culture committee for Black Lives Matter Los Angeles. Once Beyoncé said she liked her hair.