Carlos Aguirre (actor, musician, vocal percussionist, educator) has been performing both as an actor and hip-hop artist in the Bay Area for over 19 years. He has shared the stage with The Roots, Eryka Badu, Black Eyed Peas, Mary J. Blige, Jam Master Jay, L.L. Cool J, Macy Gray, and George Clinton among others. He is currently working with Opera Cultura’s Rap Opera Project as well as producing his original rap and beatbox adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Tell Tale Heart. Aguirre shares his experience by teaching at various schools and at-risk environments throughout the Bay Area.