In this workshop, Australian Champion Bush Poet Robyn Sykes shares techniques that will help you connect with your audience and bring your poetic performance to life. The session includes tips and practical exercises to build confidence and control. You will leave with a longer-term plan for continued performance improvement.
Suitable for all styles of poetry presentations. Novice to intermediate and beyond. Please bring pen, paper and a SHORT poem or part-poem to share (4-8 lines is ideal).
Robyn Sykes has performed her poetry in New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia, King Island, New Zealand, Norfolk Island and further. Her credits include Australian Women’s Bush Poetry Performance Champion 2012, NSW finalist in the Australian Poetry Slam 2013, Reciter of the Year (Turning Wave Festival 2013), Tasmania Poetry Festival 2014, National Folk Festival 2014. She has given workshops in diverse venues, including Norfolk Island, National Folk Festival, Binalong (A Brush with Poetry), Wee Jasper Public School and Bowning Public School.