About the Artist

 Michele Byrd-McPhee is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, producer, curator, and director of  Ladies of Hip-Hop. Byrd-McPhee has been working for many years to re-contextualize spaces and conversation about Hip-Hop culture along gender, sex, cultural and socio-historical and racial lines for decades. She has been situating Hip-Hop arts and dance techniques in spaces that honor and acknowledge their roots; while acknowledging the pioneers who have shaped them.


  • Tune in to our IG Live Chat series with Michele Byrd-McPhee and guest artists on Instagram (@uwmadisonarts) on Mondays at noon (CDT) through August 17, 2020.

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In the course “Hip-Hop Culture, Women & the World,” students will examine the roots of Hip-Hop culture and its current place as a global phenomenon with a specific focus on the history, contributions, and experiences of women in Hip-Hop.

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