April Dae Okpwae is a performer, playwright, & community organizer. Her 15-character solo show, I’mma Do Me, satirically examines poverty in America & has won several awards including Best Emerging Actress at United Solo Theatre Festival. As a community organizer, April Dae has worked in marginalized communities throughout New York City and Detroit, MI conducting performance-based development workshops. She’s also trained youth development workers from around the world including India, Uganda, & South Africa. Born & raised in Detroit, April Dae received her BFA from SUNY Purchase performing in television, theatres, & universities throughout the country. She is a mother, wife, believer, and celebrator of all things blackwomandom.