Poetry Out Loud Visits

Poetry Out Loud Visits

David Olson, Artistic Director of THEATERWORK, is visiting cities in the State - at the invitation of New Mexico Arts - to work with young people who will be participating in the POETRY OUT LOUD program this year. This work is taking him to high schools in Albuquerque , Rio Rancho, Clovis, Las Cruces, Deming, Raton and Bloomfield. He will be working with more than five hundred students in those locations. POETRY OUT LOUD is a national program which is a partnership of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and the state arts agencies of the United States. Its goal is to support artistic excellence, creativity and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. It seeks to bring a vigorous presence of poetry in our culture, bringing the best poetry before the largest possible audience. THEATERWORK has sustained a long-standing commitment to poetry and poets through performances, conferences, workshops and works with individual poets since its inception It has also worked with poets and great poetry to develop plays and other performance pieces. NM arts website Poetry Out Loud

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