Carlynn Newhouse is an African American poet, activist, actress, emcee, and performer. She is the 2015 and 2017 Youth Speaks Seattle Grand Slam Champion and competed in the Brave New Voices poetry festival in years 2015-2017. Carlynn has performed at well known venues such as Seattle Town Hall, Bumbershoot, the Kennedy Center, and others. She writes about love, loss, community, race, the Black Lives Matter movement, faith, mental health, gender, and the life experiences that made her who she is today. She believes poetry is a form of activism and tool for raising awareness in hopes of making the world a safer space.
Performance & Stage Presence Workshop Session info:
Performers! Practice your performance technique while learning new ways to increase your stage presence. Make sure to bring some material to perform to receive feedback and guidance. Take some time to practice beforehand to ensure you are bringing your best.