TAHIRA is a storyteller, poet, vocalist and percussionist with a Bachelor of Arts from Temple University's School of Communication and Theatre. She has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil!
TAHIRA won the 2000 Delaware Division of the Arts Established Professional Fellowship Award for her outstanding contribution to oral literature. Whether performing her original works or her vast repertoire of stories from the African oral tradition, she brings to her audience messages of courage, hope and spiritual strength. Blending, song, poetry and story her high-energy performance delights listeners of all ages.
TAHIRA is an advocate of using the arts to bring about social change. "My mission as an artist is to shed light in dark places to reveal the brilliance of the human spirit."
Claymont, DE 19703