Capturing Fire: A Biographical Workshop led by Regie Cabico
DATE: Saturday, June 20th, 2020 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Note: This is a virtual workshop. Zoom link & password will be emailed to you 24 hours before event. Make sure you sign up below.
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Description: We will look at Shuntaro Tanikawa’s poem, Growth, as a way to jump start the flow of our chronological life moments of fear and courage. We will share our personal stories and create a timeline of our up against the wall moments and victories. We will use improvisation and connect with each other through mirrored movements and exploring secrets in a safe and nurturing environment, we will share our memories in “story nuggets” or “story-haiku” and empower ourselves through the spoken word. All levels welcome.
Regie Cabico is a spoken word pioneer having won The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and later taking top prizes in three National Poetry Slams. Television credits include 2 seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, NPR’s Snap Judgement, TEDx Talk& MTV’s Free Your Mind. His work appears in Poetry, American Academy of Poets, Pine Hills Review & Beltway Poetry Quarterly, among others. He is the recipient of several fellowships from The New York Foundation for the Arts and The DC Commission for the Arts. As a theater artist he received three New York Innovative Theater Award Nominations for his work in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind with a win for Best Performance Art Production The Kenyon Review recently named Regie Cabico the “Lady Gaga of Poetry” and he has been listed in BUST magazine’s 100 Men We Love. Mr. Cabico is the publisher and founder of Capturing Fire Press and Slam and co-founder of Split This Rock in Washington, DC.