Artist and educator Omari Newton will teach students how to find their authentic voice and tell stories through an exploration of Hip Hop theatre. Combining elements of spoken word poetry, contemporary theatre, and stand-up comedy, workshop participants will learn to speak truth to power in a fun and flexible workshop designed to unlock their inner “Emcee.”
Omari is bilingual but the workshop will be offered in English only.
Grade levels available: Grade 5-12
Workshop capacity: One class (up to 30 students)
Duration: 60 minutes
Format: Virtual workshop
Curriculum connections: The Arts (Drama, Music); Language/English (Oral Communication, Reading, Writing)
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