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a story of #blackboyjoy and his journey of self care and hair

a story of #blackboyjoy and his journey of self care and hair

a story of #blackboyjoy and his journey of self care and haira story of #blackboyjoy and his journey of self care and haira story of #blackboyjoy and his journey of self care and hair

Reginald “RAP” Unzel is a young man with big hair and bigger dreams of musical stardom...             IF only he can get out of his room. This celebration of identify, awareness, and empowerment features hip hop music and dance.   Appropriate for ages 6 and up. 

WHY Rap unzel?

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Our Mission

Theater for Adults AND Children Alike

Theater for Adults AND Children Alike

Rap Unzel provides positive roles and representation for actors and opportunities for theatre artists of color. This story’s uplifting, whimsical message has tremendous potential to touch audiences across America and, ultimately, across the African Diaspora.

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Theater for Adults AND Children Alike

Theater for Adults AND Children Alike

Theater for Adults AND Children Alike

Rap Unzel is not a “kiddie-show” and adult audiences are often moved and uplifted. Through Rap Unzel, audiences experience the arts flourishing in their lives and the lives of their descendants.

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Why is Rap Unzel Transformative?

Theater for Adults AND Children Alike

Why is Rap Unzel Transformative?

 Rap Unzel disrupts the traditional fairy tale, by railing against unconscious, mainstream philosophies that center hyper-masculine and stoic theatrical representations of Black boys and men. It is essential that theatre embody new role models for young people in order to lead to systemic transformation. 

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WHY IS RAP UNZEL IMPORTANT?

    

One of the most significant cultural and social contributions of current American theatre is to center on voices and images of people of color. Jeremy Rashad Brown presents a contemporary view for Black boys and young men with fresh characters for new audiences. 


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ABOUT JEREMY RASHAD BROWN

Jeremy Rashad Brown presents a contemporary view for Black boys and young men with fresh characters for new audiences. This significant representation for young people provides new pathways for young Black men and is essential for social change and reframing identity.

Jeremy Rashad Brown is an artist who has created a multi-layered vision of the world in which we live. Jeremy has, and will continue to execute outreach efforts to Black community leaders in order to authentically connect ordinary lives with this universal story. 


In addition to the theatre arts community, Brown is an active member of the Black Austin, LGBTQ, spiritual, tech, and film communities. His personal mission is to explore the intersections between these different communities and beyond.  

Jeremy Rashad Brown is a force!

See his impressive theater bio and book him for your speaking event by emailing office@jeremyrashadbrown.com

BRING RAP UNZEL TO YOUR THEATER!

We want to spread the #blackboyjoy around the country! Bring Rap Unzel to your theater in 2020-2021!

For inquiries about venue availability or our upcoming events, send us a message.


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what rap's world sounds like