Theo Wilson

Theo Wilson

Highlights

  • National Poetry Slam Champion of 2011
  • Opened for Saul Williams and Dead Prez
  • Trained in 4 Martial Arts including improv comedy (lol) and the grandson of a Tuskeegee Airman.

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Theo Wilson is the founding member of the Denver Slam Nuba team, winner of this year’s National Poetry Slam! He began his speaking career in the N.A.A.C.P. at the age of 15, and has always had a passion for social justice. He has worked as a full time actor in St. Louis Black Repertory Company, where he was introduced to Slam Poetry, and has never looked back. He won the 2007 Erotic Poetry Slam in Austin, Texas, and in 2009, he had the honor of placing 5th in the world at the International World Poetry Slam. He teaches and lectures on poetry with the Art-From-Ashes nonprofit poetry therapy organization, and is a proud resident of Denver, Colorado. Theo has opened for performers such as Dead Prez, The Flobots, Bahamadia, Saul Williams, Taylor Mali and Universes.