Stand Up and Deliver
DATE / TIME
4 Nov, Sun
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
VENUENational Gallery Singapore, Rooftop Studio 1
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This session is in English
Have something to get off your chest or a confession to make public? Learn from Miles Merrill – an award-winning writer-performer, director of Word Travels and founder of the Australian Poetry Slam – on the techniques on communicating effectively in person. A useful workshop for anyone who finds public speaking daunting – whether it’s spoken word, performance poetry or stand-up.
This workshop is recommended for adults aged 18 and above, as well as aspiring spoken-word artists.
US - Australia
Hailing from Chicago in the US, Miles Merrill is the driving force behind most spoken word programmes and projects in Australia. He has hosted an ABC TV special on poetry slams, wrote and directed a show for Sydney Festival, performed solo at the Sydney Opera House, and created spoken word festivals like Night Words and Story-Fest. Merrill directs the literary arts organisation Word Travels and is the founder of the Australian Poetry Slam.Miles Merrill is featured in the following SWF event(s):