Date: Oct 18
Time: 10AM
Venue: Victoria Theater
Price: free
Grades: 9-12
Performing Arts Focus: Poetry
Curriculum: English Language Arts, Social and Emotional Development, Social Studies, Theater

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*You can request more than one performance from the order form

Young Artist Day introduces teenagers to diverse poets who are using words as a tool to effect social change. This free event offers special student programming includes readings, conversations, musical performances, and opportunities to engage with national legends.

Our poets include U.S. Poet Laureates, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners, slam champions and some of the most talented emerging voices. We are thrilled to share our festival lineup with more names to be added in the coming months: Kazim Ali, Mahogany Browne, Aracelis Girmay, Tyehimba Jess, Douglas Kearney, Claudia Rankine, Sonia Sanchez, Vincent Toro, Afaa Michael Weaver.



Generous support provided by The Joan and Allen Bildner Family Fund, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., The Arts Education Endowment Fund in honor of Raymond C. Chambers, Jennifer A. Chalsty, Judy and Stewart Colton, Toby and Leon Cooperman, Mimi and Edwin Feliciano, The Izzo Family, Don Katz & Leslie Larson, McCrane Foundation, Inc., care of Margrit McCrane, The MCJ Amelior Foundation, Albert+ and Katharine Merck+, The Office of U.S. Senator Cory Booker, David & Marian Rocker, Steven and Beverly Rubenstein Charitable Foundation, The Sagner Companies/The Sagner Family Foundation, The John Strangfeld and Mary Kay Strangfeld Foundation, and an anonymous donor