NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL
NAC-AEP Programme Details
Programme ID: AEP0418673
The Poetry Slam™ Show
Digital Format Available
- OUTLINE -
NEW! DIGITAL FORMAT AVAILABLE TO SCHOOLS___________________________________________Poetry Slam™ is a high-energy introduction to the art of performance poetry combined with a unique competition structure that adds immense value to the overall programme. During the last 30 years, Poetry Slam™ has become a worldwide literary movement bringing millions of listeners and readers back to literature through its audience-centered entertainment, free expression and social value. Word Forward, the founder and trademark holder of Poetry Slam™ in Singapore, has been nurturing and publishing the leading performance poets as well as promoting Poetry Slam™, performance poetry and spoken word through workshops, programmes and events, both in the public and educational spheres. Over 350,000 people have attended Poetry Slam™ events at festivals, monthly café venues, arts centres, schools and on Singapore television.The Poetry Slam™ show begins with a short interactive multi-media introduction followed by the poets performing original poetry that is accessible and age-appropriate. The show can be customised to incorporate themes pertaining to environment, National Education, social and identity. In addition, our team of seasoned performers with a Slam emcee will invite student volunteers to lend spontaneous choral support to the 2-3 round of Poetry Slam™ competition demo, judged by members of the audience. No prior student preparation is required.
- LEARNING OBJECTIVES -
a) To involve the whole student audience by staging a high-tempo production that celebrates the fun and vitality of performance poetry b) To expose students to a wider range of poems c) To demonstrate how poems can work with elements of song and simple movement
- DETAILS -
School hall or auditorium
Pri - Lower / Pri - Upper / Sec - Lower / Sec - Upper / JC/CI / ITE / Special Education School
Microphone / PA system / Projector
- COST -
Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.
The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019-2022 until 31 December 2022.
- CONTACT -
- Word Forward Limited -