About the Author
Tony Aldarondo has performed music and poetry in venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, overseas and once while standing up on a JetBlue airplane! He is also an actor and a voice over artist.
He has toured with the San Francisco Shakespeare festival for two seasons and has studied theatre at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco State University, City College of San Francisco, Laney College in Okland, California and studied theater arts and poetry at Cal State East Bay in Hayward, California.
He is the author and publisher of his first full length poetry book, titled BIG HEART POET, which was released in November 2021 on Humming Word Press, also available as an audiobook for free. He has taught poetry and theatre workshops with the San Francisco Unified School District and YMCA after school performing arts program.
He is excited to have completed his second poetry collection, titled We Are Poets. He loves performing poetry and music in front of live audiences. His favorite thing of all is being a dad to his awesome two kids, Zaya and Zaylon.