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July 1, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Richmond’s first poet laureate and national slam poetry champion, Roscoe Burnems,
collaborates with performance artist, Christina Leoni-Osion, to offer POETRY&MOTION, a
multisensory experience of poetry as performance art.
What is poetry as a performance art? What is the relationship between movement and language? How does being outside in
nature influence the creative process? By writing poetry with motion in mind, students make
connections between their words and actions. Working independently and collectively,
students will build a visual aspect to language through prompts, discussion, and
This is a weekly program for grades 8-10.