SLAM! Poetry Workshop

With Karyl Sihomnoue
Karyl Sihomnoue
Karyl Sihomnoue © Elyse Gauthier
Francophone Workshops Children

In school

Ages 8-13

Offered in French only

Welcome slam poet Karyl Sihomnoue into your classroom (in person or virtually)!

The objective of this workshop is to offer students an introduction to spoken word poetry all while stimulating their creativity, awakening their curiosity and having fun with words. Local slam poet Karyl Sihomnoue presents poetry in a playful way through interactive activities, allowing students to acquire fundamental skills for both written and spoken word poetry, and encouraging them to express themselves in a stylized way. The difficulty level of this workshop can be adapted according to the students' ages.

Learning objectives:

  • Developping fundamental written and spoken poetry skills
  • Fostering creativity and artistic curiosity
  • Encouraging confident and stylized self-expression

Learn more about the artists

  • Karyl Sihomnoue

Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. Arts Alive is generously supported by the Azrieli Foundation, the Government of Nunavut, Canadian North, Calm Air, The River Philip Foundation, The Turnbull Family Community Building Foundation, and The Thomas Sill Foundation. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.

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