Tag: Nexthetics

    Season: 2011
    "The Unfortunates" --Workshop and hip-hop jam

    Feb 18th, 2015

    We pulled together at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to workshop a play started in OSF’s Midnight Projects last year The Unfortunates. The workshop included Dr. Lue Douthit, head of our literary department and expert dramaturg, Shana Cooper, director, Jacob Padron, associate producer working on musicals and Claudia Alick associate producer working on hip-hop projects. We read the play with live music, mapped it out, and explored it’s structures determining where the gaps were.
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    Season: 2012
    Hip-hop in Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration

    Oct 16th, 2012

    Our 2012 Annual Ashland Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration kept up with a tradition of having hip-hop in the program. This year it was Ben Baden’s original rap with beats from DJ Omari and Aisha Wand’s dance troupe Ashland Danceworks.
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    Season: 2011
    Hip-hop Theater Class at UC Riverside watches OSF Documentary

    Oct 2nd, 2012

    Dreams Come True! About 4 years back I imagined we’d produce cool hip-hop theater at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and somehow collect the intelligence and passion and knowledge of all the artists we’d work with and then connect it to education on a national level. (I tend to dream big) But check it out- BAM!
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