Mo Beasley / by Jeff Jones

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Mo Beasley is an award-winning performance artist, playwright, and published author. Accomplished in the fields of race, culture, art, masculinity, and youth development, Mo Beasley is also a counselor and consultant, working with colleges, universities, and non-profits for more than 20 years.  As an actor and poet, Mo has performed consistently at some of the most prestigious stages across the country. As a producer and playwright, his plays have been produced at various cutting-edge festivals. Mo has been interviewed by Rev. Al Sharpton and Chuck D, has appeared on Fox5 News, NY1 News, The Hallmark Channel, WBLS Radio, NPR Radio, and many other outlets. The New York Daily News selected him as one of "50 Unsung New York Heroes." Born in Boston, currently based in Brooklyn, Mo holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts/Acting from Howard University. When he is not performing, the proud father of three daughters serves as a Youth Development Director Brooklyn Community Services and a teaching artist at BAM [Brooklyn Academy of Music].