Livestreamed on this page Friday 22 June 2012 5:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 7:30 CST (New Orleans) / 8:30 EDT (New York) / 00:30 GMT (Saturday 23 June) / 9:30 a.m. KST (Seoul - Saturday 23 June) / 10:30 a.m. EST (Sydney - Saturday 23 June).
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New Orleans Hip Hop & Charter Schools in Catch the Wall
Contemporary Arts Center presented Catch the Wall's workshop livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 22 June 2012 5:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 7:30 CST (New Orleans) / 8:30 EDT (New York) / 00:30 GMT (Saturday 23 June) / 9:30 a.m. KST (Seoul - Saturday 23 June) / 10:30 a.m. EST (Sydney - Saturday 23 June).
Synopsis: When champion bounce music MC, Benefit, dies unexpectedly, 6th graders Cleo and Justice set out to make a dance video so their mentor's memory can live on. But when Benefit's ghost begins possessing their teachers, the girls must push back against their school's expectations and the dangers of their neighborhood, and find a story they can claim as their own.
This exciting workshop presentation examined how dance and video interact in the play. It also served as a sounding board for the script itself as we collect audience feedback both in the room and online.
Catch the Wall will premiere in full in February 2013 in New Orleans. The play is being built to tour, with the intent of sharing this unique piece of New Orleans with venues across the nation.
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