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Part of Collective Encounters’ SUMMER SAMPLERS workshop series for young people aged 13-18.

In this workshop, poet and theatre maker Keisha Thompson will explore the journey from page to stage, looking at how to make theatre from poetry and spoken word.

The workshop will take place in two parts and we encourage you to register for both if you can.

Part 1: Tuesday 28 July, 5:15-6:15pm

Part 2: Tuesday 4 August, 5:15-6:15pm

Keisha Thompson is a Manchester based writer, performance artist and producer. She is currently touring award-winning solo show, Man on the Moon. Her debut book, Lunar, features her poetry and the show script and Moonwhile is a poetic mini album featuring music from the show. In 2020 she will work with commissioners Eclipse Theatre, York Theatre Royal and Pilot Theatre to stage new play, The Bell Curves. The script was made in development with Box of Tricks. She will also work with Fuel Theatre and Alan Lane (Slung Low) to create new children’s show, Izzy, BOSSS & Fractal. She will release a new mini album, Ephemera, in collaboration with Tom “Werkha” Leah.

The sessions will be delivered online using Zoom. Book online here and you will be sent details of how to access the online workshop.

If you have any queries or require more information, please contact ben@collective-encounters.org.uk