From the Berkshire Edge: By Emily Edelman
“Mahaiwe to host student hip hop performance
Great Barrington — The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present “Hip Hop Theatre” with Open Thought Productions Friday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m.
The performance will be the culmination of the Mahaiwe education program’s four-day in-school residency taught by hip hop masters Baba Israel, Yako 440, Ken Furyand Grace Galu featuring students from Monument Valley Regional Middle School, Mount Everett Regional School and Herberg Middle School performing with the professional dancers from Open Thought Productions. Using music, dance, freestyle, hip hop and improvisational theater, the evening’s script will draw from the stories of the student participants, transforming them into the art of the theater.
Tickets are $5. For tickets and more information, see the Berkshire Edge calendar or contact the Mahaiwe box office at (413) 528-0100.”