Olisa "Spyc-E" Enrico - About Me- Biographies
Olisa "Spyc-E" Enrico - Performing Artist and Educator
About Me


EDUCATOR/TEACHING ARTIST
Performance
EDUCATOR/TEACHING ARTIST
Performance
Master of Fine Arts-
Theatre Pedagogy

A life long learner, Olisa has experience teaching students of all ages. Her teaching, of any subject, incorporates principles of community and shared responsibility. Specializing in the engaging pedagogy of Ritual Poetic Drama within the African Continuum and Archetypes for the Actor Olisa facilitates a learning experience that fosters self-actualization.


Voice and Speech

Performance- Acting/Directing

Art for social change

Hip Hop: art of the eMCee

Ritual Poetic Drama Within the
African Continuum

Archetypes for the Actor/Singer

Poetic Texts

Spoken Word Performance

Black Theatre

Intercultural communications/
issues of Diversity and Racism

International Phonetic Alphabet

Hip-Hop Shakespeare
PERFORMING ARTIST
Singer;Actor;Rapper
Sing, Speak, Move, Be
Olisa is a passionate creative who moves the crowd through music and theater. A singer by birth Olisa began rapping at the age of 12 and exploring theatre in 2003. She believes that artists and art are vital to the state of culture and society and hopes to share her soul through performance.

Olisa is a board member of www.TheConciliationProject.org (TCP) (501c3) whose mission"...to promote through active and challenging dramatic works, open and honest dialogue about racism in America in order to repair its damaging legacy. Olisa is currently developing, in conjunction with TCP, of performance lectures on institutionalized racism, stereotyping, diversity and inclusivity. These performance lectures will promote honest dialogue and racial healing.

Olisa earnerd her BFA magna cum laude and MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University Some favorite performances include "Billie Holiday" from Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson."Rose" from Fences by August Wilson, "Lady in Blue" from For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange, "Nell" from Ain't Misbehavin and "Anita" from West Side Story. She loved hosting LovecityLove open mic and jam for three years and lives for rockin the mic.
PERFORMING ARTIST
Singer;Actor;Rapper
Sing, Speak, Move, Be
COMPOSER/PLAYWRIGHT
Songs/Plays/Musicals that move
COMPOSER/PLAYWRIGHT
Songs/Plays/Musicals that move
Hip-Hop Soul with a funk folk twist that stays rockin'. Olisa has several works in process. "Honestly Speaking" -A Feminist Musical. "The Buzzard and the Monkey: 21st century ghetto children" - a ritual play "Tongue" -a retelling of the Medea story. Goddess in the Temple/Demon in the Well" -A concert play.
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