This is NOT your regular poetry class. This is SPOKEN WORD. Here the words are created, written and performed to make an impact in your life, community and the world. This class will appeal to all learners for it uses creative writing, improv games, music and images to have participants tap into their creativity and produce a Spoken Word that projects their inner thoughts in the most UNAPOLOGETIC way! If you have something to say, come let’s express it through The Spoken Word. This workshop is ideal for anyone who has a lot to say and need a safe, encouraging outlet to express it!
INSTRUCTOR:Tammarrah Addison M.Ed., M.A.
Tammarrah Addison is an educator, creativity coach and poetess. She earned a Bachelor of Theatre Arts from San Diego State University, a Masters of Education from Azusa Pacific University and a Masters of Theatre Education from Regent University. She is a certified theatre and speech teacher who has directed over 20 shows on both coasts as well as in Japan. In 2018, she became a certified teaching artist for the Virginia Commission of the Arts. Through this platform she goes into schools and businesses to perform and educate about the human experiences through the creative arts.
In 2017, she released her first spoken word album called “Unbossed Unapologetic Vol 1: Superwoman”. It provides listeners with 10 Power Boosters that will help make them super successful in their daily journey called life. Her second album “TEMERITY: Unbossed Unapologetic Vol 2”, which came out in July 2018 provides listeners with more tools to strive and fight for their desires and needs. Tammarrah also wrote her first book titled: Unbossed Unapologetic: Poetry for the Awakened Woman. It provides encouraging anecdotes and poetry for those who need inspirations on this journey called life.
She believes that one of her purposes in life is to educate through the arts, giving a platform to those who want to express themselves and cultivate their creativity. Therefore, they can use this power to succeed in both their personal and professional life. She wants to be a beacon of hope and inspirations for those who need that extra push. Remember: Don’t ever be mistaken or taken for something that you are not! You call the shot.
WHEN: Saturday, February 16th, 1PM – 4PM
WHERE: Capitol Post, 625 N Washington St, Suite 425, Alexandria, VA 22314
WHO: The session is open to/free for all veterans, service members, military family members, and caregivers.