Arts Etobicoke is offering a spoken word workshop series at the Storefront Gallery with Tanya Neumeyer. Students are encouraged to reflect on their lives and articulate what they are passionate about to develop thoughtful expressive performances. These workshops will help youth build writing and communication skills, performance skills, use of gesture, tone and pacing, self-confidence and tools for self-expression. No previous experience required. Click here to register.
Tanya Neumeyer is a poet and educator committed to access and equity. As a Toronto based poet who facilitates spoken word workshops, Tanya has more than 10 years of experience as a professional poet and continues to innovate. Tanya is a Toronto Poetry Slam organizer, a member of the League of Canadian Poets and has worked with the Ontario Arts Council’s Artist in Education program, Louder Than A Bomb Toronto, and TDSB Creates. Tanya’s first book, Piecing It Together, was published in 2009 as a chapbook by Thee Hellbox Press, a printing house specializing in innovative, hand-made books. In 2015, Tanya published a second chapbook titled, What Breaks Me Open, available at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, which was translated into Turkish. Tanya is currently working on a third chapbook called Please Bring Me.
Level: All levels
Dates: March 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
*All classes are free but we require all Saturday Art Class participants to become Arts Etobicoke members and support the organization’s work in the community. Exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis and there are no additional fees.
Venue: Arts Etobicoke
4893A Dundas Street West