Monday, 28 January 2013

See Dominic Berry, Léonie Kate Higgins & Kristiana Rae Colón perform their poetry for FREE!

The brilliant Dominic Berry is filming a showreel of himself on 7pm Wednesday 13th February at the 3 Minute Theatre (3MT), Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JG. Top notch film makers are coming in to record a poetry performance, which will be made into a DVD!

Dom is filming the showreel in front of a live audience and it's completely FREE to be part of the audience!

If you haven't heard or seen Dom in spoken word action, here is a little more about him and his   work ...

Dominc Berry is a Manchester based, gay, vegan, performance poet (possibly Manchester's BEST gay, vegan, performance poet ... possibly Manchester's ONLY gay, vegan, performance poet). Last year Dominic performed his poetry on Channel 4 news, Channel 4's 'My Daughter The Teenage Nudist' and CBeebies 'Rhyme Rocket'. He has recently won New York's infamous Nuyorican Poetry Cafe slam and UK's Superheroes of Slam. With three poetry books published by Flapjack Press to his name as well as a successful national tour of his full length poetry play, 'Wizard', and he has just secured Arts Council funding for his first children's show, 'The Dragon Who Hates Poetry', which will be touring later this year.
 
And if all that wasn’t enough Dominic will be joined by two very special guests ...

***Léonie Kate Higgins***
http://www.leoniekate.com/
Singer/songwriter/cellist for band Geddes Loom, along with poet/beatboxer Ben Mellor and guitarist/technology-spinner Dan Steele, Léonie's also one fifth of all-female performance group Eggs Collective.

PLUS
all the way from Chicago USA

***Kristiana Rae Colón***
http://www.kristianacolon.com/
Seen on HBO's Def Poetry Jam, Kristiana was also nominated for a 2011 Pushcart Prize for her poem 'Severance' in Organs of Vision and Speech. Her work's been anthologized in Dzanc Books' Best of the Web 2010 and in Saul Williams' anthology, Chorus: A Literary (Re)Mixtape, released by MTV Publishing in Summer 2012.

Kristiana is an Artistic
Associate at Teatro Luna, Chicago's all-Latina theater company. Her short plays have appeared from Rebel Theater's Sunday Reading Series in New York to American Theater Company's The Silver Project. Her most recent full-length project 'One Week in Spring' was a finalist for Victory Gardens' Ignition festival.
 
You can find out more about the event at:

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It's going to be a brill eve, so so come along if you can!
 
Source: Dominic Berry

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