Tag: hip-hop

Creating Diversity In Future Generations of Theater Audiences Through Inclusivity, Hip Hop, and Poetry!

Mar 26th, 2014

Samiya Bashir
Oregon Shakespeare Festival is making a scene with it's Hip-Hop Poetry Open Mic Nights, and wants you!
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Season: 2013
Summer Seminar for High School Juniors

Sep 20th, 2013

The students of the Summer Seminar for High School Journals are encouraged to keep a journal for the two weeks they are in Ashland. Some of them volunteered to share a few entries.
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Season: 2013
Ramiz Monsef and Birth of The Unfortunates

Dec 19th, 2012

Ramiz Monsef at Unfortunates workshop
A graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, this article from the Cornish "Insight" magazine, looks at some of the collaborations that led to the genesis of The Unfortunates.
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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
"The Unfortunates" --Workshop and hip-hop jam

Oct 4th, 2012

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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