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Friday, August 3 • 5:15pm - 6:45pm
PlayWorks, Part 1: Advocating Performance: Civic Engagement and Hip-hop in the Creation of SMASH/HIT

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First session of a two-part workshop/demonstration exploring the use of hip-hop performance as a tool for civic engagement within theatre.

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Mike Bordner

Writing music and poetry has been my creative outlet to the world, allowing others to take journeys through my experience and thoughts. Steve Broadnax, a friend first and foremost, has been a mentor, partner, and fan of my work constantly pushing me to break boundaries and master my craft. I'm a fan and emcee of Hip-Hop and live the art form everyday of my life.
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William (Bill) Doan

Professor of Theatre, Penn State
Bill Doan is a writer, educator, and artist. A professor of Theatre at Penn State, his most recent play, Drifting, premiered at Dixon Place Theatre in New York City in 2015. Doan is adapting the play for the Graphic Medicine Book series at Penn State Press and has had two pieces published in Annals Graphic Medicine.
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Aaron Todd Douglas

Loyola University Chicago / Congo Square Theatre
The Arts Infusion Initiative is a cohort of teaching artists and arts organizations seeking to engage "at-risk" youth by introducing theatre, and other artistic endeavors as a a positive occupation, and a gateway to a more productive and fulfilling life. | | Congo Square Theatre Company and its mission to produce established classics and contribute innovative additions to the African American theatrical canon remain a passion... Read More →
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Kevin McFillen

Instructor of Speech Communication, Columbia College
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Aristides (DJ Super) Nova

CEO/DJ, DJ Super Nova
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Christian Thompson

Student, Penn State


Friday August 3, 2012 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Regency B, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

Attendees (5)