We Are Hip Hop
DateJan 21 - 24, 2021
Ticket PricesThis event will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual performances. A limited number of general admission tickets will be available to purchase on a future date to be announced.
On SaleOn Sale TBA
- Jan 21| Thursday TBA
- Jan 22| Friday TBA
- Jan 23| Saturday TBA
- Jan 24| Sunday TBA
Join us as the best hip hop performers from across the country and down the street invade Booth Playhouse Jan. 21- 24! Conceived and organized by a group of Charlotte-area artists, We Are Hip Hop will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual performances, concluding with a faith-friendly “After Church Party” on Sunday, Jan. 24.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS
BORIS “BLUZ” ROGERS
Words are a formless grouping of letters with very little meaning until poet and author Bluz speaks them. Born Boris Rogers, Bluz has been unwavering in his quest to stretch the boundaries of poetry. During the past seven years of performing, Bluz has won four Emmy Awards, 2010 Southern Fried Poetry Slam and is Slam Master and Coach of the 2007 and 2008 award-winning competitive slam team Slam Charlotte.
Breanna "Bree" Stallings is North Carolina native, multi-media artist, illustrator, writer and activist. Bree graduated from Queens University of Charlotte in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art and Creative Writing. She resides near uptown Charlotte where she works as a painter, illustrator and muralist. Currently, she teaches adults and children intermediate and advanced drawing and painting techniques at her studio called the Learning Lab. Using art as her vehicle, she raises awareness for many causes that affect her life and those closest to her such as economic mobility, sexual health advocacy, homelessness and environmental consciousness.
AJ is the founder of CrayzeeBeat Dance, one of Charlotte’s premier street dance/choreography companies. AJ attended Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, NC but left school to pursue his heart’s true desire, which is to dance and teach young adults all over the world. His dream is to inspire others to reach their goals both in and out of the studio.
Directions & Parking
A special preferred parking rate of only $5* is available for our patrons in our designated garage.
Bank of America Center Parking Garage
- Enter on Trade or 5th Streets between N. College and N. Brevard Streets.
The $5 rate is applicable when parked in the garage after 5pm on weekdays, Mon – Fri. If parked in the garage before 5pm, the $5 rate is void. There is no time restriction for the weekend, Sat & Sun.
GETTING AND USING YOUR PARKING PASS WHEN YOU ARRIVE
- Pull the garage entry ticket when you arrive at the designated garage. You will need this to exit!
- Purchase a $5 Blumenthal exit pass at the theater or >click here to purchase in advance online. If you would rather purchase by phone, please call 704.335.1010*
WHEN YOU EXIT
- Insert your garage entry ticket into the yellow slot. Amount due will display on the screen.
- Insert your Blumenthal exit pass in the same yellow slot, with the arrow pointing at slot.
- Gate arm will rise and screen will display “drive safely.”
*Pre-paid parking is not available day of show.
>Purchase your Parking Exit Pass in Advance
The Booth Playhouse is located on the upper level of Founders Hall. Take the Bank of America Center Parking Garage elevator to the 6th level. Go through the Bank of America Center and cross the over-street walkway into Founders Hall. The Booth Playhouse will be on your immediate right.
Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center is located in Founders Hall and contains 434 seats in its orchestra and gallery levels.
It hosts a variety of dance, choral and other musical ensembles, as well as meetings, seminars and workshops.