Turning Stories to Slam!

Diversify your Storytelling (ACS Day 2 Workshop)
Featuring Kiran Singh Sirah
Turning Stories to Slam!
Date:6 September 2014 (Sat), 10:00am – 12:00pm
Target:Storytellers, Spoken Word Practitioners and Poets
Venue:The Arts House
Tickets:S$60. Ticketing charges apply.
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What can emerging storytellers learn from this movement to help diversify and excite new audiences through storytelling and performance styles?


In this interactive workshop, participants can expect to grasp a background into the global slam poetry movement and explore the dimensions to story slam. 

The workshop will start with some examples of slam poetry in action and then focus on practical and performance opportunities to perform within a mock slam setting.

Come ready with pen and paper and try your hand at slam poetry by identifying a key issue – either in a personal story or a folktale – and converting that story into a slam poem.

What to expect:

In this workshop, participants will:

No prior experience in slam poetry is necessary.