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Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Poet, Dancer, Playwright

“What are the things that lead us to aspire to something greater?”

Originally from New York, Bamuthi is the Chief of Program and Pedagogy at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, one of the nation’s most innovative contemporary art centers. He is  the artistic director of the 7-part HBO documentary Russell Simmons presents Brave New Voices and an inaugural recipient of the United  States Artists’ Rockefeller Fellowship, which annually recognizes 50 of the country’s “greatest living artists.”