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Icon Ebony Fierce

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Icon Ebony Fierce is a Philadelphia born and based performance artist that has one mission: to change people's perception of artistic expression one subculture at a time. Icon has a background in theatre, dance, and spoken word performance since 2003. Icon also specializes in hosting/emceeing, burlesque, performance art, and drag since 2012. Their content includes sexuality, body positivity, political/social issues, gender equality, etc. They’re also a curator for festivals like Phreak N Queer, Hot Bits Film Festival and more. They are also community based as well with creating a supply hub for protestors and activists at Sankofa house, co-organized the very first Black Philly Queer Town hall to address racial inequality in the drag and burlesque scenes, and is also currently a board member of the William Way Community Center. Professionally, they work as the event and casting manager for Burd Events which is a client of Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar, Drag Diva Brunch and beyond. Always centering QTPOC and making sure there is continuous visibility in the community.