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Finding and Using Your Voice

VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. Dwayne Lawson-Brown invites students to find and use their voices to advocate for themselves through poetry and spoken word. This workshop is designed to encourage students to engage in their feelings, recognizing their hurt and joy, in hopes of being able to speak up for […]

Writing Your Way Home to Yourself

VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.) Nationally recognized slam poet Cyn Jones guides students to write and perform poetry drawn from personal experience. Learners are empowered to find their voice and discover what matters to them, exploring topics such as personal growth, managing […]

Shakespeare All Day

In addition to their provocative performances, the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ also conducts engaging workshops that get students on their feet to perform Shakespeare’s text.  While the performances engage, educate, and enlighten, the workshops make the experience more personal. Together, they transform Shakespeare from merely words in “some old book” to a fun, easily understood and accessible […]

Beats, Rhymes, and Life

This energetic and engaging exploration of percussion and poetry introduces students to how rhythms and spoken word can awaken their inner artists. Students connect to both verbal and non-verbal ways to express themselves while learning to develop their own unique voices—one word, one beat at a time. Topics covered by Poetry Meets Percussion include the following: […]

I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Poetry, Art, and Stories of the Holocaust

In this provocative workshop with Rebecca Kelly, students reflect on symbols of the Holocaust, creating their own poetry and art in response. Artforms can include collage, graphite pencil drawings, watercolors, wax pastel images, and more. The poems in the collection I Never Saw Another Butterfly…, by Pavel Friedman and others, are presented as catalysts for […]

Seeing and Writing Poetry

Using figurative language and image to spark the imagination, students explore memory through creative writing with Eloise Bruce. Guided by the five senses, students use their personal experiences and emotions for inspiration as they write their own original poems. The results are carefully crafted memory poems expressed in vivid sensory language.

Poetry in Motion

VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.) Poetry can be so much fun! In this engaging program, Red Sneaker Production’s Anthony Cascio combines acting, mime, vocal gymnastics, humor, audience participation, and a steamer trunk full of costumes, puppets, and props […]

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