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Kamilah Forbes

As the Artistic Director of the Hip-Hop Theatre Festival (HHTF), an annual 3-week festival taking place nationwide in New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Chicago, she has seen it grow from a fledgling project into an independent non-profit organization with a truly national scope. The festival has featured the works of nearly 100 artists from not just within the U.S. but around the world as well, including England, Brazil and Canada. Many new and well-known artistic forces have had their worked leveraged under Kamilah's artistic direction including OBIE Awards winner Will Power, TONY Award winner Sarah Jones, Rennie Harris, Nilaja Sun, Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Indio Melendez, to name a few.

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Hip-Hop Theater Festival

Hip-Hop Theater Festival

Making Space in Harlem

29 June 2012

The mission is to bring stories by and about the hiphop generation. Now Hip-hop Theatre Festival is finished with the nomadic lifestyle and have a space to call our own.