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Tuesdays, Oct 26 - Oct 26
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

4 classes, meets bi-weekly
Genre: Youth & Teens 
  • Fall 2021
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  • Online
Room: Zoom Room 5


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The Art of Spoken Word & Slam Poetry

Learn the art of spoken word poetry and become a better writer, reader, speaker.

Explore the history of poetry’s oral tradition including the cultural influences of the African Griot, the Irish Limerick, the Japanese Haiku, Gospel Preaching and American RAP.

Through discussion and practical exercise, students will also learn proven techniques in composition, memorization, and the performance of both individual and group poems for competitive Slam poetry.

Please Note: All students under the age of 18 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian in order to participate. Please review and complete this form with your parent or legal guardian: Youth Student Agreement

Please Note: Tuition help is always available. Just ask by checking that box on the payment page of the registration form.

Please note: This class or event will be held online (using Zoom or a similar live platform). To participate, students or attendees should have a stable internet connection. Class participants: you should have a computer or device with a webcam and microphone; and your Zoom link will be automatically sent to you after you register. Check your spam box if you don't see it.

  • October 26
Prerequisite: Open to ages 12-17