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Denice Frohman

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The Academy of Music Theatre will present a feature performance with award-winning poet, Denice Frohman.

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The Academy of Music Theatre will present a feature performance with award-winning poet, Denice Frohman. In addition, we will introduce a young rising award-winning poet from Western Massachusetts, Marissa Perez. This program is free and is 35 minutes in length. 200 tickets available.

Denice Frohman is a poet, performer, and educator from New York City. A CantoMundo Fellow, she’s received residencies and awards from the National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures, Leeway Foundation, Millay Colony, and Blue Mountain Center. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The BreakBeat Poets: LatiNext, Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color, ESPNW, and elsewhere. A former Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, she’s featured on hundreds of stages from The White House to The Apollo, and co-organized #PoetsforPuertoRico. She lives in Philadelphia.

The Academy will be also be introducing the young rising poet, Marissa Perez, who is a student from Northampton, Massachusetts. In 2020, Perez became the 97th recipient of the Glascock Poetry Prize with a manuscript of 10 works. She is entering the second semester of her junior year at Hampshire College and is working toward her senior thesis. Perez has been a lifelong observer of detail and the sensory and best understands existence through writing. Her influences include Hanya Yanagihara and Joan Didion. Her work has also appeared in Huizache Magazine. For more about Marissa, see the article in the Hampshire Gazette here.

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