Danny Solis

Danny Solis

Poet, educator, actor, musician, MC and (most importantly) father, Danny Solis was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and wrote his first poem at age 5. Solis has been a working poet and educator since 1990. In that time he has performed and led workshops for people of all ages all over the lower 48 states, Canada, Africa, Asia and Europe. He is a co-founder of Rochester Art Ensemble, an interdisciplinary art collective that seeks to combine different art forms in new and exciting ways. Solis has also served for six years as the Director of the Day of the Dead Poets Slam, a cross cultural community festival featuring traditional and modern elements of poetry, visual arts, music, dance and Dia de los Muertos. Solis believes that poetry saves lives and literacy makes everything better, everything. Solis lives with his 13 year old son Teagan, the light of his life

Danny Solis is a Poetry Slam Champion on multiple levels including eight city championships, two regional championships, Southwestern and Southeastern, two national championships and two international championships both team and individual.


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