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Neighborhood Spotlight: Aaron Jafferis > Breaking + Entering Hip-Hop, Theatre + Community

  • Neighborhood Music School 100 Audubon Street New Haven, CT, 06510 United States (map)

Free and open to the public
Located in Larry's Space. 

Aaron’s musicals, including “Stuck Elevator,” “How to Break,” and “Kingdom,” have been performed and developed by well-known theaters and organizations all over the country, and he’s been the recipient of numerous honors, including a Richard Rodgers Award, an NEA Art Works Grant and a MacDowell Fellowship. Here in his hometown of New Haven, Aaron teaches hip-hop theater in schools, hospitals, health centers, community organizations, and detention centers. His new hip hop play, “Smooth Criminal,” debuted at Collective Consciousness Theatre in February

This new free talk series held at Neighborhood Music School features presentations by experts who work locally and internationally in music, dance and drama. These creative leaders will share their stories and speak about their projects and what inspires them, using visual tools, including video, to illustrate their experience, as well as host Q&A sessions.

Refreshments provided by Happy Life Coffee & Tony's Square Donuts