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Spoken Word Poetry Workshop

  • It’s A Grind Cafe, Cities Square Simpang 13 Jalan Komersial Jaya Setia BSB, Daerah Brunei-Muara, BB2713 Brunei (map)

Are you moved by classic and contemporary poetry? Do you wish to express better through the use of words and voice? Meet Brunei’s duo who will turn you from zero to hero in Spoken Word Poetry!

Workshop Date: Sunday, 25 November 2018
Duration: 3 hours (2pm-5pm)
Registration Deadline: 24 November 2018
Workshop Fee: BND 30
Venue: It’s A Grind Cafe, Cities Square
Recommendation: Bring own writing materials such as notebooks or papers.

By the end of this workshop, you are officially #MadeInBenchLab and will know: 1) how to write poetry for a listening audience, 2) how to memorize one (or two) pieces in Spoken Words poetry, and 3) how to perform a Spoken Word piece.

BenchLab Talented Instructor: Huwaida and Ying of Heartwrite.Co. You’ll be learning from two amazing local writers and indie publishers who have been in the industry for quite some time. Huwaida began getting into Spoken Word in 2013 and has several experiences in performing on stage as well as in Spoken Word open mic events that Heartwrite organized. Ying, on the other hand started her passion in writing at a young age and constantly improved herself with joining classes that motivates her to keep on writing and eventually turned it into a profession. Spoken word need skills like word play and intonation and most importantly, the confidence to speak in front of audiences. In this workshop, this duo will be introducing the artform of Spoken Word by making participants experience it first hand from writing to performing and hope that people will develop an appreciation towards this performance art.

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