Dilson Hernandez

Man facing left and standing against building holding guitar.

Dilson is a Dominican-American performing artist from the Bronx, NY. His talents include creative writing, playing various instruments, spoken-word poetry, singing, and digital production. Dilson is in the process of revising his one man show, "Bachatú", and is looking to release his first music project, "The Bachatú EP", on all streaming services. In 2019, Dilson was named the Resident Artist for the Inspired Word, an open mic series in New York City. As the Resident Artist, he made his Off-Broadway debut at the Triad Theatre, where he performed the blueprint to his one-man show "Bachatú". In addition to performing, Dilson has composed for a variety of Off-Broadway productions such as, Guadalís del Carmen's "Bees and Honey" (MCC Theare) and Julissa Calderom's "Vámonos!" (Intar Theatre).

Dilson wishes to change the world with his art and community work, aiming to strive for a more progressive and creative future. Some of his work abroad includes teaching English in Haiti and building dorm spaces for underprivileged children in rural India. In New York City, facilitated music-related workshops and advocates at courtrooms for incarcerated youth, via Youth Justice Network. Dilson received a Bachelor's of Arts in both English and Music from the University at Albany in 2015. He also received an engineering certification from the Institute of Audio Research in 2017.

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