tanya evanson . mothertonguemedia . nov.24 2016
SPOKEN WORD PROGRAM
April 17 - April 29, 2017
BANFF, CANADA
A call to emerging, mid-career and established spoken word artists everywhere! Banff Centre’s Spoken Word program is the first of its kind, offering a unique setting for international artists working in English, French, Spanish or other languages to explore and develop their voices and career paths. This intensive, 2-week residency investigates a variety of topics from the spoken word tradition such as history, composition, performance, new and multimedia, production, business/touring, musicality, orality, sound, spirit, language, body, and theatre. Past participants have gone on to become poet laureates, literary award-winners, festival producers, touring artists, authors, actors, musicians, educators and more.
FACULTY:
TANYA EVANSON (director, CANADA)
BUDDY WAKEFIELD (USA)
JANET ROGERS (CANADA)
DR. AFUA COOPER (JAMAICA/CANADA)
TANYA TAGAQ (CANADA)

Application deadline: January 11, 2017
Contact Banff Centre or Tanya Evanson with questions or to access information in French. Contactez le Centre Banff ou Tanya Evanson avec vos questions ou pour accéder à l'information en français.
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