Youth Poets, Singers and Rappers Share Their Work

theatreJuly 29, 2015 – Segment 4

Steiner Show regular commentator Koli Tengella joins us for a feature on Youth Opportunities (YO), a group of West Baltimore youth who join us to perform material developed in the Positive Social Change Theatre Program.  Students Ashley Ross, Brianna Hall, Shauna Tate, Antonio Stringfellow and Krishawn McCullough will perform positive rap, spoken word poetry and sing, on the theme of the Uprisings and debunking stereotypes about African American youth. Koli is President of Tengella Edutainment, an instructor & creator of the Positive Social Change Theater/Performing Arts Program at Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts High School, and was a 2010 Open Society Institute Fellow. His program is in partnership with The Baltimore Office of Promotions and the Arts.