L.H. González, a queer Afro-Latino spoken word artist, songwriter, and actor, is a 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Recent theatrical credits include the Public Theater’s musical adaptation of The Winter’s Tale as Florizel, Tarell McCraney’s Romeo and Juliet in Miami, and Debbie Allen’s Who Am I? at the Kennedy Center. He recently made his feature film debut in the 2016 drama Youth in Oregon, and can be seen in the upcoming comedy CRSHD. His queer autobiographical spanglish rap opera, pato, pato, maricón, premiered in New York City this summer at Ars Nova.
González is currently studying Directing, Filmmaking, and Composition at the Pontifica Universidad de Javeriana in Bogota while performing and writing new music with local band Armenia. To listen to his new music and spoken word check out his channels: Instagram: @lh.gonzalez, YouTube: @LHgonzalez