DUWAUP'S CAREER TIMELINE
Co-creator/Host “Ra Sessions After Dark” monthly artist showcase/networking event featured in Cincinnati’s CityBeat Magazine as “Hot Words” spot (2003).
Co-creator and co-host of “Liquid Sunshine” weekly open mic
Co-founder of “The Ra Poet’s Society” poetry collective.
Can You Rock the Mic Poetry Competition hosted by world-renowned comedian Spike Davis in Louisville, KY.
Joined the cast of “Coochie Chronicles The Spoken Word Stage Play” as a core cast member. She performed with the ensemble for three seasons until 2011, when she ventured off to focus more closely on other endeavors. DuWaup has joined the ensemble again as a core cast member. She performed in the May 4th, 2016 production of “Coochie Chronicles The Spoken Word Stage Play ATL” as well as the September 2016 production in Cincinnati, OH.
Co-creator/ Host “Tranquil Tuesday - Open Mic and Artist Showcase”
Co-Creator/Host “Spoken Soul Saturday - Artist Showcase” which she continues to co-host along with close friend and spoken word artist Symana She Speaks.
Debut CD, "Soul Confessions”. The CD exposed DuWaup to the world as a multi-talented singer, song writer, poet and spoken word artist. The project featured both vocal and spoken word tracks.
Covington City Slam Runner-Up
Founding member of “The Movement” spoken word collective
Co-founder “P.I.M.P Hand Strong” all female spoken word collective
Co-creator and Co-Host “Wordplay Wednesday - Open Mic & Artist Showcase”.
Released sophomore CD, “Play At Your Own Risk” produced by industry veteran, Vibe-One.
Co-wrote, co-produced and co-starred in “Indestructible Bloom” spoken word stage production and released soundtrack as one fourth of the female spoken word collective “P.I.M,P Hand Strong”.
April 2012 winner of Queen City Slam Champion
Awarded “Best Poetry Group”, Cincinnati Poetry Awards as a member of the spoken word collective P.I.M.P Hand Strong
Released “Fanning Flames” a recording of spoken word duets along with spoken word artist, Laura Wize.
2015 - present
Co-creator and co-host “The Poetry Lounge: Poetry Night In America”, a weekly open mic and artist showcase.
2016 - present
Co-Chair and Community Collaborator for Oral Funk Poetry Production's "Last Poet Standing III (Cincinnati, Edition)"
Launched “BOLD Created Solutions, LLC” as co-owner/Business & Development Director, along with close friend and business partner Laura Wize.
Co-writer for Mindz Eye Productions “The Lounge” web series
2017 Queen B LiT Ladies Ball, Indianapolis, IN - recognized for talents and efforts in the creative community