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Poetry in Performance

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 29 October 2023 10:00 AM
Author / Presenters: [email protected]

Are you ready to unleash your unique poetic voice in a safe, supportive and inspiring environment? Do you want to bring your poetry to life and take it beyond the page? Join acclaimed performer, spoken word artist and published poet Amy Bodossian for this incredible workshop where she'll share invaluable performance tools that will allow you to embrace your unique presence when sharing your work with others.

You can find details of how Covid-19 restrictions will affect the workshop here: https://writersvictoria.org.au/about-us/covid-19-information/. You are encouraged to wear a mask in the workshop space. The Wheeler Centre’s policy is that close contacts should not attend the building. If you are a close contact of somebody with Covid-19, or have Covid-19 symptoms yourself, please do not attend[email protected] to arrange a refund in this situation.

You Will Learn:

  • how to get comfortable sharing your work and feeling vulnerable when exposing the self to others
  • the power of your unique voice and the value of sharing your work in this way
  • how to bring your poetry to life and fully embody the words, using simple and effective performance techniques
  • how to be proud of your poetic voice, have fun and embrace the quirks that make your poetry unique
  • how to make friends with your nervous energy and see it as a posiDve force that can be transmuted

About the Tutor:

Acclaimed spoken word legend, published poet and cabaret star Amy Bodossian has been captivating audiences for over 15 years with the striking combination of whimsy, wit, irreverence and profound sensitivity that has made her one of Melbourne's most beloved performers. She has appeared on Spicks and Specks, performed at major festivals across Australia, headlined almost all of Melbourne’s poetry events, been nominated for a Green Room Award and won the Melbourne Spoken Word Convenor's Choice Award. 

Not a Member?

Members of Writers Victoria receive up to 37% off the full price of our workshops, seminars and courses. In addition, members have access to a range of other discounts and opportunities and receive a subscription to 'The Victorian Writer' magazine. Memberships start from just $50. Find out more about becoming a member here.

Book early to access our early bird prices! These expire 9 days before the course begins. Please keep in mind that our workshops require a minimum number of participants to run, so booking early also helps ensure that a workshop will go ahead. 

When: 29 October 2023 - 10:00 through 04:00 pm Where: The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

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