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Saturday, October 23 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Hip-Hop Mixing for a Theater Audience

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In today's world, while Hip Hop has become more and more popular, it's art form and style have integrated into other audio forms such as audio drama and theater. Hip-hop theater, for example is a form of theater that presents contemporary stories through the use of one or more elements of Hip Hop. Shows like Rent, Jam on the Groove, and even Hamilton are heavily influenced by Hip Hop and the impact it has on an audience. What mixing techniques and styles help to enhance these Hip Hop elements for shows that are usually seen as a separate style? What about this mix of genres makes it so compelling?

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Armand Jennings

Audio Engineer, Afros and Audio
Armand 'AJ' Jennings is first and foremost a storyteller. Born and raised in the Bronx, Armand uses his skills in audio engineering to work on multiple freelance projects for Afros and Audio, a start-up organization that helps Black people create podcasts and audio dramas. As their... Read More →

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Mikal Amin

An established Hip-Hop emcee for the last twenty years and a cultivator of the culture, Mikal is the producer and co-curator of the highly popular “Word. Sound. Power.” The Brooklyn Academy of Music's Hip Hop/Spoken Word performance. Also a scholar and essayist his publishing... Read More →

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Saturday October 23, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm EDT
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