Darian Dauchan
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Darian Dauchan

New York City, New York, United States

New York City, New York, United States
Band Spoken Word Comedy


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"Dauchan is funny, polished, political, reflective, and surprising: everything a poet should be in the 21st century."
-Taylor Mali: 4-time National Poetry Slam Team Champion
- Taylor Mali

"Darian Dauchan begins with probably the most important onstage skill - the ability to be absolutely and utterly believed at all times. To this he adds a
brash and well thought-out political understanding that rivets the listener, that holds us (whether or not we agree with his viewpoints) in thrall. Further, his sense of humor is engaging enough as to make him
affable, draw in his listeners and infect them with art. He is well worth the price of admission."
-Roger Bonair-Agard :Two-Time National Slam Champion
and co-founder of The louderARTS Project
- Roger Bonair-Agard

"Darian Dauchan is an absolute marvel on the stage: smart, powerful and fearless. Dauchan is one of those
rare poets who can have you doubled-over in laughter one moment, and in awestruck to silence the next. I'm always excited to see what he does next. "
-Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz:Founder of the three-time National Poetry Slam Championship venue, NYC-Urbana,
and author of the forthcoming book, "Words In Your Face: A Guided Tour through Twenty Years of the New
York City Poetry Slam" (Soft Skull Press) - Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

"Darian Dauchan's ability to commit to the writing and performance of poetry is classic in its social timing and manipulates the audience's
hunger for more self less and aware artists."
- Mahogany L. Browne, Owner of PoetCD.com, Publisher & Slammistress of The Nuyorican Poets Cafe - Mahogany L. Browne of PoetCD.com,


Darian Dauchan(Live):The Big Apple Recordings
@ http://poetcd.com/products.php?id=239,



Darian Dauchan, an actor and solo performer, embraced the art of Spoken Word in 2005 and within his first three months had won slams at all three major poetry venues in New York City including the legendary Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Bowery Poetry Club and Bar 13. In addition he has competed as a semifinalist in all three venues, was a member of the 2006 Nuyorican Poetry Slam Team, was crowned the Grand Slam Champion for Bowery's Urbana Slam Team which ranked 6th in the nation at the 2007 National Poetry Slam in Austin, TX, and was a 2008 Nuyorican Grand Slam Finalist. He has toured across the country at poetry venues including the famous Green Mill in Chicago, and has also performed at colleges that include the prestigious Yale University and New York University. His popular Obama poem has recieved over 30,000 views on YouTube and counting. His first spoken word album entitled Darian Dauchan(Live): The Big Apple Recordings is now available at PoetCD.com. As an actor he has appeared on Broadway(Twentieth Century, starring Alec Baldwin and Anne Heche) and can currently be seen on the TV show Bet the House on Nickelodeon as "Darian the Sound FX Guy".