2050 Legacy, Invited Artist Faculty (2013)
2050 Legacy is hip-hop and social justice theater group devoted to continuing the great work of the New WORLD Theater’s Project 2050 in empowering artists and strengthening communities through animating democracy. Aisha Jordan is a performer and arts organizer currently working with the group. She has performed and done work for, PS 122, EmergeNYC, Nuyorican Poets Café, Bowery Poetry Club, The Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, and the Hip-Hop Theater Festival. Jordan received the M.A. in NYU’s Arts and Politics at the Tisch School for the Arts and works to facilitate social change through self-exploration and the transformation and empowerment of artists and audiences, utilizing collaborative theater development and performance. Frantz Jerome is an MC, poet, essayist, performer, educator, activist, and husband. Frantz is currently teaching modern mythology, media, technology, and empowerment with Inwood House in NYC high schools. An alumn of EMERGENYC and a lover of words, Frantz hopes to share ‘the meaning of things’ with everyone he comes in contact with.