Hip Hop Hopes: What's Going On? is a devised piece of theatre, created in collaboration between theatre Professor Harry Waters Jr., Macalester students, and guest artists including co-director/community movement artist Leah Nelson, versatile breaker/costume designer Damian “Daylight” Day, musician/educator Roosevelt "RDM" Mansfield of UPRock, lighting mixmaster Mike Kittel, and set designer/Bedlam Theatre co-founder John Bueche ’92.