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About this Artist

D’Lo (he) is a queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American actor/writer/comic. His solo shows have toured the college circuit, as well as theaters and festivals internationally. His work has been published or written about in academic journals and anthologies, with features in The Guardian, NBC, and The Advocate. He created the “Coming Out, Coming Home” writing workshop series with South Asian and/or immigrant LGBTQ organizations nationally. His acting credits include Looking, Transparent, Sense 8, Mr. Robot, and the Issa Rae-produced Minimum Wage. Currently, he has a series based on his life that is set up at BTR Media and Paul Feig’s Powderkeg Media. Most recently, D’Lo was awarded the Artist Disruptor Fellowship through the Center for Cultural Performance and 5050x2020, an initiative started by Joey Soloway, and he was also awarded a Civic Media Fellowship through USC’s Annenberg School of Innovation, funded by the MacArthur Foundation.