SPOKEN WORD FEATURE PERFORMANCE

A feature performance set of spoken word pieces by Patrick de Belen.

SPOKEN WORD WORKSHOPS

An interactive Spoken Word experience. Participants will explore the art of performance poetry through a combination of creative writing activities, performance games and free-writes – usually ending in a high-energy open mic. You might think it would be easier for a wordsmith to illustrate a mental picture of the magic that happens when a budding poet spits a piece for the first time, but it’s definitely one of those things you have to be there for. The power of your voice is a force unparalleled to any other weapon on this planet. Try it yourself.

SPOKEN WORD KEYNOTES

A special spoken word keynote performance in front of any size audience. Includes a combination of storytelling, inspirational speaking and spoken word. Themes can vary. Some past examples: “Storytelling Builds Empathy” Mental Health Keynote that has toured schools all across Canada. “More than Art” Arts Activism and Leadership Keynote that has toured institutions all across Canada. Feel free to contact Patrick for more info.

POET-IN-RESIDENCE

Long-term Spoken Word programming. Create a safe and brave space for poets to consistently create, grow, share and be mentored by Patrick de Belen. Weekly drop-ins, biweekly coaching, or even full unit teaching, Patrick has created spoken word curricula for many different organizations and institutions.

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