Pop-up Poetry Slams

Pop-up Poetry Slams


July 26  and August 30      12-4:30 pm

Have a poem (favorite or original) you would like to share for an audience?   K-12th graders are invited to join us for our upcoming Pop-Up Poetry Slams!   

We will meet 12-3 pm at Christy’s  Dance Explosion Garner to play poetry games and rehearse the pieces we will perform.  Materials and snack provided.   At 3:00, parents may pick up kids and transport them to nearby Aversboro Coffee for our pop-up poetry slam at 4.  We will end around 4:30.     Participation fee for each slam: $15 

Please email a copy of the poem you wish to present to [email protected]   Participation fee: $15

Criteria for poem:

  • Title and author (may be original or published)
  • Theme and language appropriate for all ages
  • Under 2 minutes in length
  • Should be memorized or able to be read fluently from a stand.

***Student will also be invited to participate in SPARKCON, one of downtown Raleigh’s most exciting art festivals!  We’ll share some of our favorite poems from the slams, summer camps, and Drop in Drama programs. SPARKcon poetry slams will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16th at The City of Raleigh Museum as part of Theatre Spark. There is no fee to play – just come and share your poems! 

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