Dasha Kelly is founder and director of Still Waters Collective, an arts initiative providing creative writing programs to schools, prisons, boardrooms and community centers. She has performed at colleges and events across the U.S., to include HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, Opium Magazine’s Literary Death Match, and opening for Grammy-nominated Angie Stone. Locally, she encourages youth throughout Milwaukee to write and tell their stories. In 2010 and in 2008, Dasha was listed by OnMilwaukee.com as one of the “Top 100 Coolest Milwaukeeans” and, this year, named to a writer-in-residence post as the newest Pfister Narrator.
Dasha won this season’s story slam on the theme “Close Call.” You can listen to her story below and check out the Close Call recap here.
Ticket to Ex Fabula ALL STARS are available now at the Turner Hall Box Office.