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Okwui Okpokwasili
Feb. 25 — Feb. 27, 2016

Bronx Gothic / The Ferst Center at The Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Poor People's TV Room (Photo: Caitlin McCarthy)^3471 Creative Residency for Lars Jan's Holoscenes^497 Creative Residency for Lars Jan's Holoscenes^497 Annie Saunders (performer) in Holoscenes tank. Image: Lars Jan^497 The Spinning Wheel^3477 Baba Israel (Photo by: Kamau Ware)^3477 Thank You for Coming (Photo by: Maria Baranova)^3475

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Okwui Okpokwasili's 'Bronx Gothic' heads out on tour this week -- hitting Milwaukee, Chicago, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Philly and Austin -- check it out!

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Lars Jan's HOLOSCENES made a splash at Miami Dade College during another successful run of this provocative installation/performance piece. Read the NYTimes review here:

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Nora Chipaumire has just received one of the 2016 Dance grants to artists from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts!

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Baba Israel's 'The Spinning Wheel' which just finished up a packed run at BRIC Arts Media gets a great review in American Theatre magazine!
 

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Marc Bamuthi Joseph >>>

Marc Bamuthi Joseph

An arts activist, spoken word artist, performer, and librettist, Marc Bamuthi Joseph is a pillar of American performance, arts education, and artistic curation. After ...

Ralph Lemon >>>

Ralph Lemon

Ralph Lemon (Creator, Choreographer and Director) is a director, choreographer, writer, visual artist and curator, and the Artistic Director of Cross Performance, a co...

 

Dan Hurlin >>>

Dan Hurlin

DAN HURLIN, Artistic Director

Dan Hurlin received a 1990 Village Voice OBIE award for his solo adaptation of Nathanael West’s A Cool Million and his suite of puppet pi...

Nora Chipaumire >>>

Nora Chipaumire

Born in Mutare, Zimbabwe and currently a resident of New York City, Nora Chipaumire has been challenging stereotypes of Africa and the black performing body, art, and ...

 

Lars Jan >>>

Lars Jan

LARS JAN is a director, writer, visual artist, and the founding artistic director of Early Morning Opera (EMO), a genre-bending performance + art lab whose works explo...

Baba Israel >>>

Baba Israel

Baba Israel (Writer/Performer/Deviser) was raised in New York by parents who were core members of the Living Theatre. He developed as a young artist exploring spoken w...

 

Somi >>>

Somi

In late 2011, acclaimed East African vocalist & songwriter Somi decided to move from New York City to Lagos, Nigeria for 18 months in search of new inspiration. The r...

Faye Driscoll >>>

Faye Driscoll

Faye Driscoll is a Bessie Award-winning choreographer and director who has been hailed as a “startlingly original talent” by the New York Times. Her work is rooted...

 

Liza Jessie Peterson >>>

Liza Jessie Peterson

Liza Jessie Peterson is a renowned actress, poet, playwright, educator and advocate. Liza has written several plays including her most recent one woman play The Peculi...

Okwui Okpokwasili >>>

Okwui Okpokwasili

Okwui Okpokwasili is a New York-based writer, performer and choreographer. In partnership with collaborator Peter Born, Okpokwasili creates multidisciplinary projects....

 

Community Engagement >>>

Community Engagement

MAPP International’s Community Engagement and Public Humanities (CEPH) program is where art and civic dialogue converge through dynamic programing and thoughtful partn...

Samita Sinha >>>

Samita Sinha

Samita Sinha is a composer and vocal artist who combines tradition with experiment to create new forms, drawing from a deep grounding in North Indian classical music, ...