SEASON 21 | MARCH 2009
Hip Hop Theatre Explosion
Presented by the VORTEX and Uprise! Productions
Hosted by Zell Miller III
Roaring back at you for a 5th time, Austin's unique Hip-Hop variety show of music, dance, poetry, and politics. Come save Hip hop from the clutches of misogyny, material products, homophobia, and just plain wack lyrical content.
Zell Miller III is an interdisciplinary theater/performance poet. His one man show my Child, my child, my alien child, won Best Original Script by the Austin Critics Table Awards in 2007. Zell is also the creator and co-producer of the Hip-Hop Theater Explosion which features poets, MC’s, DJ’s, dancers, and musicians in a theatrical variety show. He also hosts “Speaking the Spoken: The Art of Verse” a monthly open mic series at The VORTEX. He has been a featured poet at South by Southwest Music Fest and has opened for legendary artists such as Nikki Giovianni and The Last Poets. As one of the premiere hip-hop theater artists in the country, Zell is proud to bring this art form to his home city, Austin.