• Our Mission

    2Rhythms is a multi-disciplinary arts organization that strives to establish spaces in which artists can present and preserve cultural expressions for people of color, to cultivate their craft, generate new and interpretive work, and share their stories. We draw on imagination, exploration, experience and community.  

  • Meet The Team

     

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    Jozben Barrett | Artistic Director

    Jozben Barrett is a Los Angeles-based actor, director, producer, and educator. Jozben’s previous 2Rhythms credits include Blacktop Sky, The Motherf*cker with the Hat, We Are Proud to Present and Leveling Up. Other notable performances include the west-coast premiere of What To Send Up When It Goes Down by Aleshea Harris, and the world premiere of SNAKES by Chris Webb at the ACT Strand Theatre. He is the founder of 2Rhythms and currently teaches in the Department of Theatre and Dance at CSU Dominguez Hills, as well as Mt. San Antonio College. He is a graduate of the CalArts MFA Acting Program and holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from CSU Northridge.
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    Ken Barrow | Managing Director

    Ken D. Barrow was born in Belize City, Belize and raised in South Central Los Angeles. He was raised from modest roots to become a distinguished business man, executive producer and non profit organizer for community work. He is a Co Founder of the Alliance for the Preservation of African Consciousness and Black Genius Theatre Company. Mr. Barrow has integrated diversity, inclusion and equity into the work being done within local communities by people of color. Kens focus on educational outreach programs, original productions, and the uplift to urban communities has been the foundation for his love of supporting his love of theatre. Mr. Barrow received his B.S. in African American Studies from California State University Northridge. He earned a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from California Lutheran University. Mr. Barrow is relentless and unapologetic in the vision and support to people of color. It is his goal to create safe environments for dialogue, learning and understanding about those who are different from what is considered the norm.
     
     
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    Sebastian Flores | Technical Director

    Sebastian Flores has been in the theatre business since his first year at California State University, LA. From playhouses to small theaters, Sebastian has faced many challenges that led him to pursue his degree in Theatre (Design and Production). In his first year of college, he was in Civil Engineering, but soon came to the realization that his true passion was Theatre. Prior to CSULA, his first experience with theatre was popping into his high school drama class rehearsal and offered to help. An issue arose with the layout of the lights, and he envisioned a whole new plot, drew it all out on a piece of paper and brought it to life. That experience was the spark that lit the fire for the passion he has for theatre. Fast forward to CSULA, Sebastian contributed to a handful of shows in different theatre spaces including blackbox, intImate and 99-seat. One of his personal favorites was building the set of Angels in America by Tony Kushner. Sebastian has invested his time into 2Rhythms and filled several roles from Prop Master, Stagehand to eventually being Technical Director.

     

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    Sandra Rocha | Administrative Assistant

    Sandra Rocha is an ambitious and driven LA native that is passionate about giving back to her community. She recently graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in Communications. Throughout the years, she has obtained several roles that have thoroughly developed her leadership skills. From being a barista at Starbucks, to now being a Program Manager for Snapchat’s “Snap Academies,” every role has contributed to her strong interpersonal skills. During her free time, she loves watching Dodger games, experiencing foodie life in LA, and spending time with her loved ones.
    Sandra embarked on her journey with 2Rhythms as a house manager & marketing lead for The Motherf**ker with the Hat and has been house manager for every single play after that! As administrative assistant, Sandra will ensure every person in partnership with 2Rhythms feels heard, supported and included. She’s extremely excited for the future of 2Rhythms and hopes you are too!
     
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    Jordan Hyman | Marketing Director

    Jordan Hyman is an LA-based actor. She got her start on stage in 2015 as Bebe in A Chorus Line with Scalawag Production in San Pedro. She trained in Theatre at El Camino College where she performed in dramas such as, Does A Tiger Wear A Necktie, and 12 Angry Jurors. She also played Vera in Seven Guitars at CSUDH. And musicals, Into The Woods and Hairspray Her most recent performance was Actor 6 in We Are Proud to Present...
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    Chelsea Rodriguez | Graphic Artist

    Chelsea Rodriguez was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her earliest memory of wanting to do art was from watching her dad sketch characters from her picture books. She has fun challenging herself using different mediums even if they don’t all work out, the process of learning something new is exciting. Her artwork has only been seen by friends and family so she is really excited for the opportunity for others to see her artwork.