Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Videos - Actor/Playwright/Poet Rock Wilk @ The Inspired Word

Actor/Playwright/Poet Rock Wilk @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, One and One Bar/Restaurant, Nexus Lounge, Manhattan, NYC. Hosted by Nathan P.

An actor, playwright and poet, New York City's own Rock Wilk is also a socially and politically charged vocalist and an accomplished multi-instrumentalist. He creates all of this art while riding the subways of NYC. Along with being a Nuyorican Poet's semifinalist and 2010 runoffs qualifier for The Nuyorican's national team, Rock also was recently a featured performer for Amnesty International at an event for human rights.

He has worked as a studio and touring background vocalist for many years, most recently singing with the legendary Patti LaBelle and contributing vocal and horn arrangements to the Grammy Award winning Les Paul compilation album, LES PAUL AND FRIENDS. Rock's music can also be heard on such TV shows as MTV's "The Real World" and "Making The Band," among others.

He is currently developing his play, BROKE WIDE OPEN, a one person show, which was presented in July of 2010 at undergroundzero, as part of the Playgroundzero Festival at PS 122 in Manhattan. In September of 2010, BROKE WIDE OPEN was also mounted as a 3 week, 12 performance workshop at The Medicine Show Theatre, also in NYC. Rock is currently touring BROKE WIDE OPEN all over the United States. BROKE WIDE OPEN will also be presented as part of The Camden Fringe Festival in London, England, in August of 2011.

For more info on Rock, please visit http://www.brokewideopen.com/home.html.

Videographer: Denise Goins http://www.denisegoins.com/
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