THEATER 6 - What is Hip Hop Theatre? 4 Original...

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What is Hip Hop Theatre?
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4 Original Interdisciplinary Elements of Hip Hop MC’ing (Rapping) DJ’ing (turntablism) B’boying (Breakdancing) Graffiti
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Hip Hop Theatre Festival Criteria Must fit into the realm of theatrical performance. Must be by, and about and for the hip hop generation, participants in hip hop culture, or both. -- Danny Hoch Co-founder of The Hip Hop Theatre Festival
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Eisa Davis There is no way to essentialize the work. using the original 4 elements for story- telling using language and stories of the Hip Hop generation Pushing the envelope, creating culture, Edutainment
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Having a Name -- Eisa Davis
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Who is creating Hip Hop Theatre?
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1. a form of poetry in which a speaker recites a poem or story aloud 2. Spoken Word artists often enhance their performance with music, chorography and other stage-play, such as audience participation 3. but the main focus remains on the narration. 4. Spoken Word artists have more communication methods to use, such as body- language and voice-tone 5. Unlike written poems,. One should note that not all Spoken Word falls completely under the classification of 'poetry'. For example, Spoken Word often features stories and political commentary. SPOKEN WORD
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Please Don’t Take My Air Jordans By Reg E. Gaines
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Danny Hoch (actor, playwright, director) plays Pot Melting, Some People , and Jails, Hospitals, Hip-Hop Writes on hip-hop, race and class His writing and acting credits for television and film include Bamboozled , Washington Heights, Subway Stories , Thin Red Line, Whiteboys, Blackhawk Down, American Splendor, War Of The Worlds, Lucky You , HBO Def Poetry , We Own The Night and also HBO’s new series Wyclef Jean In America. He founded the
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