Come check out Fresh Air with Byrd, a bi-monthly writing workshop for all levels of writers and performers.
Artists looking to improve their poems, songs, stories, and delivery are encouraged to attend this workshop. Classes can be taken sequentially or individually. Byrd gives instruction and inspiration through writing challenges, group critiques, and a cohesive and succinct lesson plan. Artists who participate in this workshop also receive a ticket into the famous, all-arts open mic, Lyrics Lab, at Bailey Contemporary Arts, happening on the same night, which gives them even more exposure to other word artists, and the possibility to perform newly edited material.
Richard “Byrd” Wilson is a local award-winning poet and public speaker who's been dedicated to spoken word since 2008. Richard’s distinctive mix of inspirational, emotional and comical poems makes his influence in any setting he speaks undeniable. From amazing college audiences at schools such as Florida State University, University of Tennessee and Florida Atlantic University to wowing patrons of Throwback Festival while opening for legends such as Lenny Williams, Big Daddy Kane and Dana Dane, Richard’s talents can not be denied. He lives his by the notion that positivity breeds positivity and that happiness should not come from material goods but from the joy of living life itself.
For more info on the program and possible scholarships, please call 954-284-0141