101: Theory

This video delves into the basic principles of Poetry Interpretation. It details program types, general event objectives, topic selection, and where to find viable poems. It notes, while poetry presents unique challenges as an event, it offers the type of flexibility and creativity that few categories can.

102: Making a Cutting

Whether your program is single-voice, or consists of multiple poems, script composition and cutting requires an immense amount of thought and attention to detail. This lecture outlines that process; from introduction construction and tags, to creating harmony among poems, this lecture is your guide!

103: Blocking and Physicality

Thoughtful blocking and physicality can take an already good poetry program to the next level. But coming up with memorable images and character choices can be a challenge. This video not only breaks down what makes “cool” blocking “cool,” but also demonstrates how physical performance can aid emotionality.

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