HBO DEF Poet
Thea Monyee´ is an accomplished spoken word artist, speaker, and writer with credits that include appearances on HBO, BET, and TV One, performances at the legendary Ford Amphitheater and House of Blues in Los Angeles, countless college tours, and commissions to write poetry for the NAACP and other national organizations. In addition to blazing stages from theaters to film and television, Monyee´is a licensed psychotherapist with extensive experience with trauma in families of color. Currently, Thea is a contributor to SayWordLA.org and a board member of Manhood Camp for At-Risk males. She is the author of Murmurs of a MadWoman: An Unconventional Memoir, executive director of the spoken word stage play, Mrs. & the Mistress, and Coordinator or the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center at Cal State Los Angeles.