The 15th annual Line Breaks Hip Hop Theater Festival brought together First Wave scholars and alumni for an extraordinary series of free performances on April 1 and 2 at the Overture Center.
Line Breaks Festival
15th annual Line Breaks Festival looks to provide ‘the true breadth of the human experience’
“The point of Line Breaks is to celebrate the culture of hip hop, to celebrate the young people in our programming and in our network and to create a platform for the stories and voices of some of the most marginalized communities in our country.”
First Wave students and alums fuse dance, theater and music in Line Breaks Festival
Over the past semester, University of Wisconsin-Madison dance professor Chris Walker worked with freshmen and alumni of First Wave — a scholarship program for hip hop and urban arts — to bring Danez Smith’s poem …