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The Cohen New Works Festival presented by the University Co-op, is a week-long showcase of new work created by UT students held every other Spring in various locations in and around the Winship Drama Building and the University of Texas campus. It is not just an event, but a celebration of a continuously ongoing process–the creation of new work.

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Thursday, March 28 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
By, For, and About Austin Hip Hop Generations

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This session will combine performances by local practitioners with discussion about Hip Hop aesthetics, performance, and practice.  It will be facilitated by Executive Committee member Cassidy C Browning.


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Cassidy C Browning

Engaging Research Committee Chair, The Cohen New Works Festival
Cassidy C Browning (Engaging Research Subcommittee Chair) is an activist theatre educator, practitioner, and scholar. Browning began the PhD in Performance as Public Practice in 2009 and is currently serving as the Graduate Student Representative on the Season Selection Committee and the Focus Group Representative-Elect for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education... Read More →

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Ebony Stewart

Spoken Word/Interdisciplinary Theatre Artist
Ebony Stewart: With lips from any ghetto you choose and words spoken to save her own life, this Gully Princess by the name of Ebony Stewart, is the only adult female Three Time Slam Champion (2007, 2009, 2011) in Austin, TX. She has shared stages with Amiri Baraka, voted Slam Artist of the Year by National Poetry Awards, nominated top eight of Austin's MUST SEE, was one of the leading members of the Austin Neo-Soul slam team in 2010, ranking... Read More →
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Mykal Monroe

Mykal Monroe is an actress/writer/producer completing her final year in the MFA program in acting at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to her tenure in grad school, Monroe toured internationally with six time Grammy-nominated recording artist Janelle Monáe as a dancer and creative collaborator. Monroe plans to move to New York City in the summer upon graduation to further pursue her career theatre, film, and... Read More →
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Sadé M. Jones

Psychology M.A. candidate, The University of Texas at Austin
Sadé M. Jones is currently a psychology M.A. candidate at The University of Texas at Austin. A native of Brooklyn, NY, she received most of her training in different NYC dance classes including Alvin Ailey and Broadway Dance Center. As an undergraduate of William Smith College, she minored in Dance and Social Justice.  | | During this time, she performed works of Afro-Caribbean dancer and choreographer Chris Walker and... Read More →
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Zell Miller III

Artistic Director; Co-Artistic Director, The Cipher; UpRise!
Zell Miller III: Artistic Director of The Cipher and Co-Artistic Director of UpRise! Productions Zell Milller III has won numerous awards for his work as an interdisciplinary theatre artist, poet, and youth counselor, teacher, and mentor. Miller directed the critically acclaimed production of Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf (UpRise! Productions... Read More →


Thursday March 28, 2013 6:30pm - 8:30pm
WIN 1.134 F. Loren Winship Drama Bldg

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