teaching artist (theatriQ)
poetry and lyricism
Mant¿s writes from the intersections of Black, femme, queer, and artist. They are Pittsburgh born, and Hill District raised. She has performed her poetry at universities, open mics, launch parties, book tours, and featured showcases throughout Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and New York City. Mant¿s is creating work that reflects their healing.
As a performer, she has been a part of several showcases, as well as leading writing and community organizing workshops with Alumni Theatre Company, Bill Nunn Theatre Outreach Project, 1Hood Media, Prototype Pittsburgh, Kids ACT, and the Tuesday Night Monologue Project.