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Teen Poetry Writing Workshop

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About the Workshop: In this workshop for teens we’ll develop ideas for poems and improve techniques for publicly speaking them. Wear loose, comfortable clothing for this body focused, fun, (slightly goofy!) and playful workshop that combines voice technique with creative writing. We’ll be working intensely on the poems and having fun learning how the voice can reinforce great ideas on the page. 

About Tracie: Tracie Morris has performed, researched and presented sound-based work in 30 countries. She is the author/editor of 7 books and is a professor, singer and certified voice coach. Her sound poetry has been featured at numerous venues including the Whitney Biennial, The Kitchen Performance Space and The Museum of Modern Art. Morris is the recipient of numerous awards, fellowships, and grants for poetry and performance, including New York Foundation for the Arts, Asian Cultural Council, Franklin Furnace and Creative Capital fellowships as well as residencies at Millay, Yaddo and MacDowell colonies. She is a former fellow of Cave Canem and of Creative Writing at the University of Pennsylvania and the new WPR Fellow at Harvard University.  Tracie is currently one of the  2018 Master Artists in Residence for the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Dr. Morris holds an MFA in poetry from Hunter College, CUNY, a PhD in Performance Studies from New York University, and has studied classical British acting technique at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.