February in Pictures
It’s a “Hip Hop Year” at Connecticut College, where the Dance Department is hosting the Ladies of Hip Hop as this year’s Dayton Artists-in Residence. The Dance Department presents the Ladies of Hip Hop in a series of performances, talks and meet-the-artist events, Oct. 21 through Oct. 23.
Ladies of Hip Hop are five extraordinary artists who share their work through performance art, Hip Hop dance styles, poetry, music and MC/spoken word. The Ladies of Hip Hop Performance/Dayton Residency showcases and engages the interdisciplinary nature of Hip Hop dance, music and culture.
The following events are free and open to the public and will take place either in Myers Studio, 3rd floor of the College Center at Crozier-Williams located in central campus, or at Writer's Block, 12 Masonic Street, New London.
Ladies of Hip Hop residency schedule Oct. 21-23
Tues., Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.
Community Class with Queen GodIs at Writer’s Block, 12 Masonic Street, New London.
Wed., Oct. 21, 11:50 a.m.-1 p.m.
Meet the Artists, with Queen GodIs, Katie Oliver, Nubian Nene & Tweetboogie, in Myers Studio, 3rd floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams, at Connecticut College
Wed., Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Ladies of Hip Hop Performance, with Queen GodIs, Katie Oliver, Nubian Nene & Tweetboogie, Q & A session with Associate Professor Rosemarie Roberts following the performance in
Myers Studio, 3rd floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams, at Connecticut College
Thurs., Oct. 22, 4:15- 6 p.m.
Artists’ Talk, with Queen GodIs, Katie Oliver, Nubian Nene & Tweetboogie,
in Myers Studio, 3rd Floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams, at Connecticut College
Fri., Oct. 23, 4:15-6:15 p.m.
Community Class -“Breaking Basics”
With Nubian NeNe at Writer’s Block, 12 Masonic Street, New London.
The Dayton Artist in Residence Program at Connecticut College enables students to encounter and learn from artists and performers who are not typically accessible in an academic setting, giving them the opportunity to explore a wider variety of artistic approaches and techniques.
Writer’s Block Ink provides classes in all aspects of performing arts and help youth to create original productions addressing social issues they face each day.
For more information contact the Connecticut College Dance Department at 860-439-2830 or firstname.lastname@example.org.