Performing has been a part of Mo Brown's life for as long as she can remember. Raised by her iconic mother in Richmond, Virginia, Mo took up dancing, cheerleading and gymnastics at a young age. Mo continued to dance and perform wirh friends throughout childhood and her teenage years. By the eigth grade Mo developed an overwhelmoing passion for acting that would take her to Virginia Commonwealth University, where she would receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Performance. Mo began to pursue acting as a full-time career, working with her professors and the acclaimed acting coach Susan Batson, author of the book "Truth", which has become the bible for aspiring and working actors. Mo is currently working with master acting coach and advisor Marishka Phillips. Mo's drive and initiative has led to film appearances in Notorious, Just Right and several other feature films. Mo has also appeared in several episodes of the TBS sitcom "Are We There Yet", starring Terry Crews, Essence Atkins and Keisha Sharpe. Currently, Mo is involved in the pre-production of her one woman play "Etchings of Soul Women", written by Denise Odom and directed by the talented actor/writer/director Tia James.  Mo owes much of her determination and fearlessness to her mother. Growing up in Richmond, Virginia, her mother worked three jobs to raise three children. Her mother gave her all for her family and,  that has shaped who Mo is today. Mo has also sacrificed to devote herself to her craft. When asked about her influences, Mo lists Angela Bassett, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Debbie Allen and Ruby Dee. From Mo's perspective, these actresses embody a powerful, rooted presence that is spiritual, focused and nurturing, qualities that Mo also shares. As an actress, Mo is vulnerable and giving. She seeks to have the observer understand the nuances of her characters and appreciate her devotion to the craft. Mo is diligent in her pursuit of artistic happiness and fullfillment. She is driven by the euphoria and fullfillment of touching others emotionally and helping others overcome challenges. Her favorire works include "Crime City Diaries", where she portrays a drug addicted, corrupt police officer and, "Etchings of Soul Women", where she played a schizophrenic, homeless woman. In the future Mo would like to work with Angela Bassett (whom she met with personally after the Broadway play "Mountaintop"), Tyler Perry, Jennifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Denzel Washington. Future plans include creating a non-profit organization dedicated to helping young woman address bullying, addiction, sexual abuse and self-esteem. Also, as a writer she would like to develop a webisode series on a variety of topics.

                                                                                                        ~ Mo Brown

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