18 Feb 2012
R20 – at the Door
Emonti Dinner On Bree, Corner Quinn & Bree Street, Newtown, JHB
Word N Sound Xtra is a Poetry development platform aimed at improving skills, knowledge and capacity within the written and performance poetry..
This is a non-competitive platform that provides young writers and performers with the necessary industry and technical knowledge while helping them build stage confidence and performance experience.
The show is made up of the following:
Word N Sound Creative Market
– A creative market for entrepreneurs to display and sell their produce. From T-shirts, Books, Bags, accessories,etc. If you are interested in securing a stand at the Creative Market, please inbox Afurakan T Mohare or Qhakaza Mbali Mthembu on Facebook.
Word N Sound Workshop
– The first workshop will be hosted by David Chislett and will provide artist with a general scope of the industry and how arts make business.
David Chislett is a multi-talented speaker and writer. He is an experienced voice artist and MC with a strong background in poetry, theatre and live radio work, as well as live events and radio ads. A published author, David is also a poet and public speaker who works with creative activations, motivation and inspiration. He has lectured at AFDA and WITS on creative writing and its processes and performed at numerous spoken word evenings around South Africa.
Word N Sound Xtra Open Mic
– A perfect opportunity for poets to test their material and gain honest feedback from a credible audience. This is a non competitive Open Mic and each performer will be allowed to perform a maximum of 2 poems/10min.