ayo ohs

ayo Ohs, photo by Azu Rodriguez.

ayo ohs

ayo (Alicia) Ohs (she/they/A.O.) is a performer, educator, and community builder interested in what makes people laugh, cry, and continue. ayo is currently working on The Silent Unseen, a series of workshops and performances tracing the Asian femme diaspora through untold stories and unheard voices.

As an organizer and anti-racist facilitator, ayo has worked in community-based non-profits including the Audre Lorde Project, MINKA Brooklyn, and is a founding member of Movement Research’s Artist of Color Council. As a performer, they developed the lead role in Andrew Schneider’s AFTER (The Public Theatre), continued as Artistic Director and Community Accountability Coordinator for NERVOUS/SYSTEM (BAM Next Wave), and have toured internationally and throughout the United States in Faye Driscoll’s Thank You for Coming: Attendance (Dancespace) and Play (BAM).

ayo has been teaching yoga for 16 years and is the founder of Anti-Oppression Yoga. They are a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and currently studying Somatic Abolitionism with Resmaa Menakam, and music production at Berklee College of Music Online. They live in Lenapehoking/Brooklyn, NY with their senior pit bull mix.