Junee Shire Council

School Holiday Event: Poetry Slam Workshop & Performance

Wednesday 4 October 2017
3:00PM

WHERE: Athenium Theatre, Broadway Junee

COST: FREE

AGES:13+ for workshop & All Ages for performance

Includes either a 2 hour workshop with Zohab Khan run by Eastern Riverina Arts (3-5pm) and/or performance (from 7pm) by Zohab Khan & Friends @ the Athenium Theatre. 

Bookings Essential to Junee Shire Council, Belmore St Junee. For more information, contact Nicole on 0422 767 667

Khan is an educator, spoken word poet, motivational speaker, didgeridoo player, musician and hip-hop artist. Since 2006, Zohab has been building a formidable career in spoken word poetry, culminating in taking out the title of the Australian Poetry Slam Champion in 2014. In 2014 he was also a finalist in the International Poetry Slam in Madrid.

Zohab runs poetry workshops across the world and is the co-founder of The Pakistan Poetry Slam.

As an 4th generation Australian of Pakistani heritage and having been raised in rural NSW, Zohab has channelled his distinct life experiences into stories with the intent to educate. Zohab confronts a range of social justice issues from racism to gender inequality and socio-economic disparities. Zohab’s high energy and powerful words have left countless inspired.

The workshop

Zohab Khan launches straight into this fast paced two-hour workshop with performance activities followed by writing exercises designed to attain poetic techniques. Self-expression is the aim, with students producing a piece of work for performance by the end of the workshop.

Download: September Holiday Activity Permission Form

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Address: 29 Belmore Street
PO Box 93 Junee, NSW 2663
Phone: 02 6924 8100
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