Karl Iglesias is an actor, director, and teaching artist originally from Milwaukee, WI but has made a home in Brooklyn, NY. As an emcee (Oye) he has shared the stage with Anderson Paak, Mac Miller, Chance The Rapper, Ludacris, Wale and Kendrick Lamar to name a few. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he has continued his exploration of verse as a part of The BARS Workshop at The Public Theater in New York, where writers/performers develop new verse for the stage. His poetry has been featured at festivals such as Brave New Voices, Collegiate Union Poetry Slam Invitational, the Hip Hop Theater Festival of NYC, and the Contacting the World Theatre Festival in Manchester, England. His poetry can also be read on Apogee, Words Dance Publishing, The Acentos Review and upcoming issue of The Florida Review. Karl is also a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association.