Slam Poetry Writing

French Workshop

The Franc’Open Mic team - the famous francophone open stage of Toronto - invites you to a set of slam poetry writing workshops.

You will learn different tools and techniques to practice this oratorical art. At the end of these workshops, the more inspired ones will be invited to perform in front of a passionate and welcoming audience of the Franc’Open Mic stage.


Workshop #1: Introduction to slam poetry

Discovery of the culture of slam poetry ; its history, icons ands rules.

Workshop #2 : Techniques

Discovery of the writing techniques applied to slam poetry: rhymes, metaphors, assonances, figures of speech, etc.

Workshop #3 : Write about yourself

How to write about yourself, share your opinion, and personal story through interesting texts

Workshop #4 : Imagination

A work on development of creativity, private spaces, imaginary worlds and fictional stories

Workshop #5 : Preparation of a text and staged reading to perform on stage

Advice and preparation for the staging. Support in interpretation and expression of texts in front of a group.


Practical Information

location_onGalerie Pierre Leon - Spadina Campus

eventOn Tuesdays from February 20th to March 27th 2018 (Except for March 13th)

access_timeFrom 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

peopleUp to 10 participants

personFor French speakers or Intermediate and advanced level in French