Workshop: SPEAK! Performing for the Stage with Britta B

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Workshop: SPEAK! Performing for the Stage with Britta B

This event is part of the Northwords Writers Festival 2023.

By NorthWords NWT

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Sat, Jun 3, 2023 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MDT


Union of Northern Workers Building 4910 53 Street #400 Yellowknife, NT X1A 1V2 Canada

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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SPEAK is an introduction to spoken word workshop providing participants an opportunity to develop writing and performance techniques. This session includes a brief history of oral traditions, writing prompts and energizing activities to build confidence and gain comfort with on-stage performance.


Born and raised in Kingston, Ontario, Britta Badour, better known as Britta B., is an award-winning artist, public speaker, and poet living in Toronto. Her work has featured in notable spheres such as The Walrus Talks, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canadian Women’s Foundation, as well as literature festivals like the FOLD and LitFest Bergen. She curates an annual showcase called Soundtracks & Stanzas presented by Toronto International Festival of Authors. Britta holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Guelph and teaches spoken word performance at Seneca College. Her debut collection of poetry, Wires that Sputter, is published by McClelland & Stewart (March 2023).

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