Anthony C. Rucker is a poet, activist, author, playwright and educator. He is a mixture of the old, new and future as evidenced by the diversity of his accomplishments. He started writing at the age of 10 and has published 4 books. He is the 4 time winner of the nationally syndicated “Showtime at the Apollo”. Anthony has also performed in motion pictures and on theatrical & sound stages around the world with some of today’s most influential entertainers.
He has since ventured into motivational speaking, lecturing, and creating artistic curriculums to address the need for identity and expression in our children. Anthony has created a multi-genre workshop called Expression Through Words that teaches the nuances of poetry, prose, song writing, and hip-hop that culminates in a group performance that demonstrates the fusion between artistic expression and self expression.
Anthony also received the honor of professorship into higher education as an Adjunct professor at NYU teaching performance poetry.