regie cabico
1993 Nuyorican Grand Slam Champion

Regie Cabico took top prizes in the 1993, 1994 & 1997 National Poetry Slams and won the 1993 Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam. His work appears in over 30 anthologies including "Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe", "Spoken Word Revolution" & "The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry". He received three New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships for Poetry & Performance Art , The Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award presented by Poets & Writers, two 2006 New York Innovative Theater Award Nominations for his work in the New York Neo Futurist production of "Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind" with a win for Best Performance Art Production, a finalist for Washington, DC's Larry Neal Award for Poetry and received grants from Poets & Writers, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with The Asian American Arts Initiative. As a theater artist, his works have been produced at The 2003 Humana Theater Festival, 2001 New York Fringe Festival, The Kitchen, Dixon Place & Joe's Pub. With Aileen Cho he co-wrote and starred in several two person plays including "Crouching Cabico, Hidden Cho" for Theater Offensive & U-Hauls, "Bridemaids & Backward Mountains" for the Asian American Theater Festival. He is artistic director of Sol & Soul, a Washington, DC arts & activist organization where he directed Suzan Lori Park's "365" and "The Other Side", a spoken word play. He is a distinguished Artist In Residence at NYU's Asian Pacific American Studies Department and University of Maryland's Asian American & Filipino Studies Program. He is currently working on the lyrics for the musical adaptation of John Waters'film "Pink Flamingos".

See National Team/1993.