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Speak. Be Heard. Be Considered. Spoken Word Auditions
April 10, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Calling the hottest poets, writers and rhymers in the City to speak out against gun violence!! All high school youth AGES 14-18 will have an opportunity to try out for the Speak Grand slam showcasing their original writing and verbal expression for a live audience. Students will be scored by judges on behalf of their performances. The top 15 finalists will be invited to perform at the grand slam competition on April 25 at the Victoria Theater.
Spoken word pieces will be judged on:
- Adherence to the topic: Reducing gun violence or improving the relationships between law enforcement and the communities that they serve
- Length (Each student will have 3 minutes to perform 1 piece)
- Creativity and Content (pieces should not contain inappropriate content)
For more information or to schedule your audition, call the Human Relations Council at 937-333-1413.