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Street Beat and Basic Training


Part One: Street Beat First, a "high-energy explosion." We'll be joined by the creator and performers of Street Beat, a percussion performance group that brings their drumming, hip-hop and break dancing to the new Knight Theatre this week. We'll talk about the variety of musical and performance inspirations that helped get this show on the stage and about the importance of getting kids involved in music. Guests Ben Hansen - Creator of Street Beat and Performer Tiffany Moore - Co-Director and Choreographer for Street Beat and Performer Street Beat performs & offers master classes Oct. 21-22 at the Knight Theater Part Two: Basic Training We'll be joined by the "one man" in a very autobiographical "one man" show. We meet Kahlil Ashanti, creator of Basic Training, now playing at the Stage Door Theatre. The production is the story of Ahanti's experience in the Air Force and also about his family. We'll discuss the hilarious, real life moments on stage, and we'll find out how Ashanti keeps the 23 characters in his one man show separate. Guest Kahlil Ashanti - Writer and sole performer in Basic Training Basic Training plays Oct. 21st - 25th at Stage Door Theatre Tom Wopat is also in Charlotte this week Charlotte Talks | Hear our conversation with Tom Wopat Tom Wopat performs in Charlotte Oct. 20-25th at Booth Playhouse. More info. Click here to add and read comments