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From the Pen to the Stage

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The Writer's Garret

1250 Majesty Drive

Dallas, TX 75247

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Instructor: Candy Zantea
Tuition: Early Registration $35 (Both members and non-members before 11:59pm, April 10)
$35 (Members); $50 (Non-members)
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Ready to perform your poetry, but still have stage fright? Whether you're a slam poet, a spoken word artist, or just working up the nerve to read your poems out loud, Candy Zantea of Dallas Poetry Slam will give you the push you need to get up there and make your voice heard. Learn Candy’s tricks and tips to evolve a stellar stage presence and maximize the power of your poetry performance, then see it all come together with performance examples from Candy herself. Ready to put your own performance skills to the test? Practice your poetry performance skills with personalized feedback from Candy.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Sherrie “Candy” Zantea has been writing and performing poetry for over 20 years. Candy made the 2007 Dallas Poetry Slam Team; to date, she has been on ten poetry slam teams, is the first woman to coach six teams, and serves as the Executive Director of the Dallas Poetry Slam Organization.

Candy teaches creative writing in the DFW School Districts. She recently created a teaching artist program for Dallas Poetry Slam and has partnered with Young DFW Writers LTAB (Louder Than a Bomb) Program, Rockwall ISD and Lancaster ISD. She serves as Teaching Artist Lead Instructor for the The Writer’s Garret Rail Writers program and teaching artist partner for Big Thought Youth Development Non-Profit and Dallas ISD.

In addition to her poetry slam experience, she has added to her resume 2017 and 2018 Host City Coordinator of the Women of the World Poetry Slam and Individual World Poetry Slam Event Coordinator with Poetry Slam Inc. Candy facilitates workshops with universities across the country.

REFUND POLICY: In the event that you have purchased a class or event ticket and are not able to attend, you may request that The Writer’s Garret hold your payment as credit for registration in a future class. The Writer’s Garret does not offer refunds.

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