Poetry By The Sea: Mic Check 1, 2, 3
Mic Check 1, 2, 3: Performing What You Write is a workshop on spoken word with poet Isabella Luna, and will be followed by a free Open Reading featuring Isabella Luna and MC'd by Enough Said Poetry Slam host Adara Enthaler.
The workshop is costed, whilst the Open Reading is free. Both require registration due to capacity restrictions.
When booking for the WORKSHOP, please select the 'General Admission' or 'SCWC Members/Unwaged' tickets for the workshop ONLY.
When booking for the OPEN READING, please select the 'Free Registration' ticket ONLY.
If you wish to book into both, you will need to do them one at a time.
WORKSHOP - Mic Check 1, 2, 3: Performing What You Write with Isabella Luna
What is spoken word or performance poetry? How is it different from poetry in books or page poetry? How do I do it?
Spoken word poetry is poetry that is read or performed aloud. It is not altogether different from poetry in books, however, there are a few techniques that can help shift a poem from the page to the stage. There is no one definitive way to write spoken word (how boring it would be if there was!) but there are some tools and tricks that can help get you started. Over the course of this workshop, participants will engage in various writing exercises and performance techniques in order to create and perform a spoken word poem.
This workshop is for emerging artists or those with an interest but little experience in spoken word poetry, or those keen to just pop along and write some spoken word poetry. All ages welcome.
OPEN READING - with Isabella Luna and Adara Enthaler
Following the workshop there will be a FREE open mic reading session featuring Isabella Luna and MC'd by Enough Said Poetry Slam host Adara Enthaler. Workshop participants are encouraged to join the open reading and share what they learned, however poetry lovers are also invited to attend and watch (registrations required).
Isabella Luna is a queer writer and performing artist living and working on Dharawal, Wodi Wodi, and Gadigal lands in NSW, Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Hons) in Writing with Minors in French and Theatre at the University of Wollongong. Her work has been featured in various publications and festivals including: Cordite Poetry Review; the Wollongong Writers Festival; Baby Teeth Journal; Sydney's Story-Fest; and once in Texas via Skype.
The Pavilion Kiama (Saddleback Room)
2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama NSW 2533