Reviews

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“Q-Roc delivers a versatile, virile and riveting version of Bridgforth’s The Bull Jean Stories. The combination of film, live performance, song and movement makes this show worthwhile.  Very entertaining! “ 
-Jennifer Brody, Professor of Theatre, Duke University

 

“The Bull-Jean Stories Multimedia Adaptation is transformative experience for audience and performer alike… No one could see this performance and not be inspired by the stories of survival and celebration.”
-Charlotte Canning, Professor and Head of the Performance as Public Practice MA/MFA/PhD programs Department of Theatre and Dance, University of Texas at Austin

 

“Artfully crafted and masterfully performed, the bull-jean stories is lyrical, honest, funny, and deeply romantic. Q-Roc has created a wonderful piece of theatre.”

-Robin Bernstein, Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University

 

The miracle of Q-Roc’s voice and presence paired with Sharon Bridgforth’s words is a testament to how every silence will be broken and every moment of love, sorrow and growth dismembered by history will be remembered.  And sung.  And sung!”
-Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Julia Roxanne Wallace of the Mobile Homecoming Project

 

“…the bull-jean stories is an accessible tale, which when combined with the film documentaries, the visual scenery by Olivia, and Steward’s directorial style, becomes a dynamic performance event sure to enlighten and entertain a variety of different audiences.”
-Jennifer Tyburczy, Gender Studies Professor, Rice University

 

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