1) To integrate the rigors of theatre training with the performance elements and politics of the youth-driven, grassroots, activist culture of Hip Hop
2) To train participants to lead arts-based workshops and to facilitate dialogue about the social issues pertaining to Hip Hop.
The Acting Together project is an initiative committed to promoting coexistence at local, national and international levels. In 2011-12, AT launched two anthologies of international projects, Acting Together: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, and a documentary (click here for more info). Check out Daniel Banks’ chapter about Hip Hop and Hiplife Theater in Ghana and South Africa in Volume 2.