April 8, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

Hip Hop Theatre: Unlocking your creative mind through beats and rhymes

virtual workshop with Omari Newton
Omari Newton © Ainsley Rose Photography
Grade 5 to adult Music Hip-hop Theatre Workshops Special needs Storytelling

Artist and educator Omari Newton will teach students how to find their authentic voice and tell stories through an exploration of Hip Hop theatre. Combining elements of spoken word poetry, contemporary theatre, and stand-up comedy, workshop participants will learn to speak truth to power in a fun and flexible workshop designed to unlock their inner “Emcee.”

Omari is bilingual but the workshop will be offered in English only. 

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