THTR 115 - Hip Hop Theater (4)

This multi-disciplinary course will introduce students to the aesthetic principles, practices and sensibilities of the Hip-Hop movement. Through an investigation of literature, music and historical sources, students will analyze the artistic, cultural and political impact of Hip-Hop and their personal relationship to the genre. Students will also write and perform spoken word poems and monologues informed by Hip-Hop aesthetics and story-telling techniques.