By Marc Kelly Smith, Joe Kraynak
Get on level and ideal Your Performance
Have you ever loved a slam or and inspiration, "I may well do this," yet felt worried looking at that vacant mic—or worse, you climbed up on degree and struggled?
Let Marc Kelly Smith, the founding father of Slam Poetry, educate you every thing you should be a convinced performer, from writing a strong poem, to level options, to happening travel (if that is the place your muse leads you).
Take the Mic is full of insider advice, behind the curtain recommendation, and a whole bunch examples of slam poems that get up an viewers. With this e-book, you will even be capable of hyperlink to the PoetrySpeaks.com neighborhood to hear samples, meet poets, and unearth inspirations to your subsequent performance.
The final consultant to Writing and acting with Power
Take the Mic is a necessary advisor for lifting your poetry from the web page to the degree. Marc Kelly Smith (So What!), grand founding father of the Slam circulate, serves as you own trainer, exhibiting you the way to craft stage-worthy verse and carry a poetry functionality that shakes the rafters and sparks thunderous applause. In Take the Mic, you find how to...
- Pen poetry that is conducive to on-stage performance
- Overcome level fright
- Practice strong functionality techniques
- Rehearse like a pro
- Shape a unfastened choice of poems right into a killer set
- Connect along with your viewers — center and soul
- Master the paintings of self-promotion
- Schedule your individual slam poetry tour
- Transform your pastime into paying gigs
- Act specialist to set up a pretty good acceptance within the Slam community
Take the Mic is choked with sensible routines you are able to do on my own or at school to hone your talents and rework your physique, brain, voice, verse, and spirit into a fascinating degree presence.
you are going to additionally discover a short historical past of slam, the foundations and rules that govern respectable slam competitions, and an inventory of PSI (Poetry Slam, Inc.) qualified Slams, so irrespective of the place you're, you usually have a spot to Take the Mic!