Australian Poetry Slam Youth - Casula Heat
Check out the freshest young performing writers as they battle it out to become slam champion, hosted by 2018 NSW Poetry Slam Champion Pola Fanous.
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The slam will be preceded by a workshop on how to write and perform spoken word.
Australian Poetry Slam Youth is the largest youth poetry slam in Sydney. Held annually by Word Travels, the program involves workshops and slams throughout Sydney, culminating in an explosive finale at Sydney Writers' Festival.
This year, CPAC is holding a South West Sydney heat for all aspiring poets in the local area. Audience members vote for the top artists who will then go on to represent their suburb at the Australian Poetry Slam Youth - Sydney Final.
Bringing rap performances, stories, monologues and poems to the stage, each performer has just two minutes to wow the crowd. No props, no music – just the performer, a microphone and the spotlight.