Long Island City, NY – 12/02/10

"Yo Miss! Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide"
Thursday, December 2, 2010
8:00pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY, USA
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What happens when a teaching artist survives a near-fatal car accident and collides with the oncoming traffic of Hip Hop culture? In Yo Miss! Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide, Vol. 1 Judith Sloan remixes stories from thirteen years of teaching immigrant/refugee teenagers and incarcerated youth as they grapple with the cataclysmic global events that shaped them. Through poetry, vivid character portrayals and music, Sloan brings their tales to life along with her own stories revealing the ripple effects of the Holocaust on her family. Using poetry, music, and character portrayals, she finds resilience in the face of tragedy.

Conceived, written, & performed by Judith Sloan
Directed by Michael Dinwiddie
Music Director Frank London
Assistant Director Daniel Seth

Live Trumpet: Sonny Singh
Bass: Michael Williams
Live sound engineer: Luke Santy
Dramaturgy: Warren Lehrer, Yoni Oppenheim, Editha Rosario
Yo Miss! Design by Warren Lehrer

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