Artform: Spoken Word, Rap, Storytelling
Description: This is an exciting new programme for emerging young artists to build your career in spoken word, poetry, rap and storytelling. Over 4 weeks of masterclasses delivered by established spoken word and storytellers in the creative scene including Zena Edwards, Cecilia Knapp and others to be announced. Build your skills in creation, writing and performance techniques and how to present yourself as an established artist. Produce your own original pieces to be included in a city wide campaign to promote and celebrate the talent Birmingham. Have the opportunity to perform your pieces at pop up performances, see your pieces in public places around Birmingham and published in the Verbalise poetry anthology. Verbalise is free and for young artists aged 15-25.
Wednesday 27th July 11-3pm Artist: TBC - Creating Content
Wednesday 3rd August 11-3pm Artist: TBC - Writing and Editing
Wednesday 10th August 11-3pm Artist: TBC - Finding Your Style
Wednesday 17th August 11-3pm Artist: TBC - Sharing Your Style
Location: Birmingham Hippodrome, B5 4TB
Register your free place: http://www.beatfreeks.com/verbalise/