Opened Mar 13, 2014
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
This four-day festival will bring together legendary and emerging beatboxers and introduces La MaMa's audience to that artistry's expanding global community. The festival furthers La Mama's mission to support artists who push theatrical boundaries in the creation of new works that unify cultures. "La MaMa is excited to present beatboxers in our theater, to give them a platform outside of the club scene," says La MaMa Artistic Director, Mia Yoo. "We want audiences to experience beatboxing as an art form that communicates across generations and cultures." The American Human Beatbox Festival is curated by Kid Lucky, a renowned beat-MC who has the unique ability to simultaneously create vocal beats and rhyme.