THE 4TH ANNUAL

CHICAGO HIP HOP
THEATER FEST

JUNE 5 - 9, 2019 | CHICAGO, IL

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WHAT IS THE CHICAGO HIP HOP THEATER FEST?

Hip Hop | Theater | Activism | Community

The Chicago Hip Hop Theater Fest provides a platform for the elevation of the Hip Hop Theater genre and amplifies some of Chicago’s very own professional Hip Hop Theater Artists, represented through the stories being told of black and brown social movement immediacy. Grounded in critical pedagogy, original performance aesthetics, and community engagement with a commitment to professionalizing the Hip Hop Theater genre and artistic development, CHHTF energizes emerging and established Hip Hop Theater artists alongside both new and seasoned audiences.

PERFORMANCE LINEUP


    WEDNESDAY, 6/5


  • FRESHEST FLOW FEATURING: TEE SPIRIT, SAUDA MUSE, ASSATA X, DC, JALYN, SHAN THE MAC & MS. DIJA., NATURAL ONYX, BREEZY, KHAIR, JOHN RENAISSANCE, HOSTED BY FM SUPREME


  • THURSDAY, 6/6

     
  • KUUMBA LYNX PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE (KLPE) BLACK B4 GREEN
  • FIRST WAVE PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE CICADA
  • BLAIR CHRISTIAN SELF AND MY SELFIE W/ COMEDIAN MARK MY WORDS


  • FRIDAY, 6/7


  • COMMUNITY DINNER
  • MUSLIM WRITERS COLLECTIVE WORKSHOP WITH ARTI ISHAK
  • MY SOUL SPEAKS COLLECTIVE PORTALS OPEN W/ EMCEE AISHA JUNE
  • THE BLACK SHEEP WE ARE... W/ EMCEE MS. DIJA


  • SATURDAY, 6/8


  • ALL ELEMENTS FEATURING DJ MOZ DEFINITE, CONNECT FORCE BREAKIN CREW, ENGLEWOOD BUCKET BOYS, LOCAL GRAFFITI ARTISTS, AND MORE!
  • A G THING! THROUGH HER EYES W/ EMCEE FM SUPREME
  • B'RAEL ALI THUNDER POETRY DANCE FUSION W/ ASSATA X
  • M.A.D.D. RHYTHMS A STAR IS BORN: MAKING GREATNESS W/ EMCEE DUO DC
  • BLAIR CHRISTIAN SELF & MY SELFIE W/ EMCEES TEE SPIRIT & SUADA MUSE


  • SUNDAY, 6/9


  • AYO DRUM & DANCE WORKSHOP W/ YOUTH
  • KUUMBA LYNX PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE (KLPE)
  • FREE STREET THEATRE EXCERPTS FROM PARCHED: STORIES OF WATER, POLLUTION & THEFT
  • ALBANY PARK THEATRE GENOVA
  • COMMUNITY CONVO W/ FEST CURATORS WHO ARE THE EXPERTS?

JOIN US AT CLARENDON PARK FOR 
CRITICALLY ENGAGING HIP HOP THEATER

JUNE 5 - 9, 2019


CHHTF is a project of Kuumba Lynx who is generously funded by: 

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