WORLD PREMIERE ON MARCH 1ST, 2014! Hip Hop artist Paige Hernandez and Kuchipudi dancer Chitra Kalyandurg fuse dance, theatre and spoken word to give contemporary spin to tales of [...]
Paige is the host of The Angle! The Angle is an eclectic documentary series that features a variety of topics, people, places or things affecting American Culture—all with a creative twist à la Park Triangle Pro[...]
WHEN: February 27 & 28, 2014 Two shows daily: 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. WHERE: Ripley Center, Smithsonian 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, on the National Mall Metro: Smithsonian or L'enfant Plaza ADMISSIO[...]
THURSDAY APRIL 3, 2014 6PM On the Millennium Stage at the John F. Kennedy Center LINER NOTES: A live musical journey through hip hop's many intersections As a part of One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide festival [...]
Up next: March 10-14, 2014 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)! MORE DETAILS AT THE PAIGE IN FULL WEBSITE! 2013 Engagements Dec. 9-13, 2013: Bardavon Opera House Poughkeepsie, NY Dec. 2-4, 2013: Des Moines[...]
Paige is named a "Classroom hero" by the Huffington Post! Read more here! MORE GREAT PRESS: Check out Paige's week long residency in Des Moines, Iowa! The Scene DMV does a feature on Paige's original show, L[...]
Paige is a multifaceted artist, who is known for her innovative fusion of poetry, hip hop, dance and education.
As a master teaching artist, Paige has taught throughout the country, to all ages, in all disciplines. To date, she has reached approx. 10,000 students, from Pre-K through college, in over 100 residencies, workshops and performances. She has been recognized in many organizations including the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts and Arena Stage where she was awarded the Thomas Fichandler award for exceptional promise in theater education. The Huffington Post also named Paige a “classroom hero” because of her outstanding arts integration and work with STEM initiatives.
Paige is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and has performed on many stages throughout the country including DC: Arena Stage, Folger Theatre, The Kennedy Center , Fulton Theatre (PA), Ohio Theatre (NY), Manship Theatre(LA), Paramount Theatre (TX), Cleveland Playhouse (OH) and many others. She has collaborated with The Lincoln Center (NY) and was commissioned by the National New Play Network in 2012.
As a critically acclaimed dancer, Paige’s choreography has been seen all over the world most notably in Imagination Stage’s Zomo The Rabbit (Helen Hayes Nomination), P.Nokio: A Hip hop Musical, Cinderella the Remix and The Kennedy Center’s American Scrapbook, Knuffle Bunny (premiere, national and international tours) and Jason the Invincible.
As a hip-hop education advocate, Paige has shaped various educational workshops, including Props for Hip Hop at Arena Stage and Keep it Moving, at Wolf Trap. Both workshops help teachers to understand the fundamentals of hip-hop while incorporating the culture into their curriculum.
With her company B-FLY ENTERTAINMENT, Paige has written and performed several original works including Liner Notes, The Nayika Project, 7th Street Echo and All the Way Live! To date, she tours her children’s show Havana Hop and her solo show, Paige in Full: A B-girl’s Visual Mixtape throughout the country.
For a complete listing of Paige’s credits, experiences, and training, please visit the resume page.
Download Paige Hernandez’s Dance Resume
In 2011, I started my own company, B-FLY ENTERTAINMENT. B-FLY houses all of my original shows including: PAIGE IN FULL, Havana Hop, Liner Notes, The Nayika Project, 7th Street Echo and All the Way Live! Be sure to check out www.bflyentertainment.com for more details on each of the shows and their accompanying residencies, workshops and master classes. You can also follow B-FLY on facebook and twitter.
B-FLY ENTERTAINMENT specializes in productions of all art mediums that speak to a multi faceted hip hop generation. Inspired by artistic collaborations and created in the spirit of B-girls, B-FLY seeks to elevate hip hop within the art community.Be true. Be you. B-Fly.
Paige is available to facilitate a variety of workshops for your school, theatre or organization.
All workshops can be adapted to fit any length of time or age range.
As a master teaching artist, Paige has taught throughout the country, to all ages, in all disciplines. To date, she has reached over 10, 000 students, from Pre-K through college, in over 100 residencies, workshops and performances. She has been recognized in many organizations including the Wolftrap Foundation for Early Learning and Arena Stage where she was awarded the Thomas Fichandler award for exceptional promise in theater education. Paige was also named a “classroom hero” by the Huffington Post.
Participants will explore innovative hip hop teaching methods, activities and exercises to supplement curriculum and/or to use in performance pieces. The workshop will show how each hip hop element (Emcee, DJ, Graffiti and B-boy) can easily be transformed into exercises or performance pieces.
Calling all fly girls and b-boys! Learn about significant hip hop choreographers, different styles of hip hop dance and regional/cultural influences. Then it‘s time to stretch and flex before you learn a brand new hip hop routine. Warning: after taking this class, your ―swagga‖ may go into overdrive!
As ensemble, participants will write, devise and perform their own ten-minute theatrical piece. Paige will lead the group through transitions, tableaux and basic play building. In the end, resources will be plentiful for the group to continue to create meaningful pieces in their communities.
A pen and a paper is all you need to be a playwright! Effortlessly create characters, plots and setting using hip hop inspiration. Participants will be inspired to create poems, monologues and basic dialogue. If there‘s time at the end, we‘ll share the genius.
I can create a workshop that meets your participants’ needs. Combine elements from the workshops above or pow-wow with me to create something unique, inspiring and educational. I also have ample experience with early childhood education, STEM areas, film acting, world dance and audition techniques.