Mo Beasley


Office: 718 852 2960
Cell: 646 322 7121

Mo Beasley is an award-winning performance artist and playwright. The New York Daily News
selected him as one of  “50 Unsung New York Heroes.” He seamlessly blends his love of the arts
and his love of youth and community empowerment into his work. Currently, he serves as Youth Organizer
for FUREE. Prior, he served as the youth development director at
Brooklyn Community Services/Coney Island. He is also a teaching artist at BAM (Brooklyn
Academy of Music). Accomplished in the fields of youth development, race, the cultural arts, and masculinity, Mo
Beasley is also a consultant who has worked with colleges, universities, and non-profits across
the country for more than 20 years. He is often called upon to conduct workshops and give
lectures where his professional experiences with youth leadership and his creativity as a
dynamic performance artist combine to serve as a tool for introspection and collective growth.
As an actor and poet, Mo has performed at some of the most prestigious stages in the United
States, including the Kennedy Center. As a producer and playwright, his plays have been
produced at various cutting-edge festivals nationwide. In the media, Mr. Beasley has been
interviewed by Rev. Al Sharpton and Chuck D and has appeared on Fox5 News, NY1 News, The
Hallmark Channel, WBLS Radio, NPR Radio, and many other media outlets.
Beasley holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts (Acting) from Howard University. When
this Boston native is not performing, he is doting on his three daughters and granddaughter. A
published author (No Good Nigg@ Bluez; Be A Father to Your Child), Mo is developing his one-
man show that is a tribute to his father and other Black veterans.