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Hip Hopera from Canada – Brotherhood India Tour

February 27, 2017

Hip Hopera from Canada – Brotherhood India Tour
Presented by THT Theatre

About Brotherhood
brotherhood-photo-credit-dakota-arsenaultTheatre, Dance and Rap come together in BROTHERHOOD: THE HIP HOPERA – A non-stop, high-energy, one-man show using music and physical theatre to tell the poignantly parodied story of two brothers living the Hip Hop Life. Taking the audience from the present to the 1970s, then fast forwarding thirty years into the future, it is written entirely in rhyme with cleverly crafted lyrics. Sebastien Heins utilizes Hip Hop and R & B as well as rap, funk and gospel to take the audience on a touching journey of family and brotherly love.

Brotherhood is a triple threat performance of theatre, dance and immersive experience of being at a live hip-hop show.

Created and performed by Sebastien Heins, it won the BEST EMERGING ARTIST AWARD at the United Solo Theatre Festival, New York.

About Sebastien Heins
Sébastien Heins is the award-winning writer, composer, performer, and creator of Brotherhood: The Hip Hopera, and works as an actor and arts producer in Toronto, on the stage and the screen.

Sébastien is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, where he worked with Crow’s Theatre AD Chris Abraham, Morris Panych of 7 Stories fame, Necessary Angel AD Jennifer Tarver, NAC AD Jillian Keiley, among many others. His credits include King Lear, The Winter’s Tale, Everything in the Garden, and White Biting Dog. Upon graduating he was honoured with the prestigious Tullio Cedrashi Award, and spent his prize money on starting a new solo show festival in Halifax called SOLOICIOUS, over which he has served as artistic director since 2012. SOLOICIOUS presents Maritime solo acts of theatre, dance, music, puppetry, photography and even cooking.

About b current
The India tour is being presented by b current (Toronto) and QTP (Mumbai)
For 24 years b current has produced outside of the box performance pieces, ideas workshops and main stage theatre productions. Since inception they have mounted over a dozen main stage plays, as well as 70+ other public performances in the city of Toronto and surrounding areas.

They develop, support, and produce new works by diverse artists primarily rooted in the cultural, social, and political experiences of the Canadian and international Black Diaspora.

Their alumni include some of Canada’s top artists including, Governor General award nominated Joe Pierre, Dora award winning d’bi young, Gemini nominated Ngozi Paul, iconic playwright of da kink in my hair trey anthony, Dora nominated wenyi mengesha, dora nominated jajube mandiela and many more…

About QTP
QTP formed as a small theatre outfit in 1999 with the aim to stage powerful and unique plays. The mandate quickly grew to include all aspects of the live experience.

Over the years, QTP has mounted over twenty-five productions and collaborated with international companies to create acclaimed shows like A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gates to India Song, and Nirbhaya. Some of the longer running initiatives like the youth movement Thespo, the e-zine The Script and the monthly Great Texts Reading, have all been conceived to make theatre accessible and popular. In the last few years, QTP’s scope of work has widened to included live performances for corporate activities as well as management of arts-based events like Literature Live.

About THT Theatre
The Humming Tree also opens doors as a theatre space to bring drama in a non conventional space. Here, you can have a meal and sip on a drink here while we bring to you the finest in theatre from artists all around India and the world.

The Humming Tree is a concept Live Music, Arts and Performance Venue (operating as a bar/café as well) opened in June, 2013 and located in Bangalore, India.

Tickets: Rs. 500/- available on http://www.insider.in

Wednesday | 1st March 2017 | 8:00 PM

Venue:
The Humming Tree
#949, 3rd Floor & Rooftop,
12th Main Road,
Indiranagar,
Bangalore – 560038

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