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Take the mic : the art of performance poetry, slam, and the spoken word

Author: Marc Kelly Smith; Joe Kraynak
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For anyone who has ever enjoyed a slam or two and thought, I could do this, but felt apprehensive staring at the empty mic, or worse, climbing onstage and froze. Smith explains how to become a confident performer and more.
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Genre/Form: Ratgeber
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Kelly Smith; Joe Kraynak
ISBN: 9781402218996 1402218990
OCLC Number: 310224884
Description: xvii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: What you think you know may not be slam --
Getting into the spirit of slam --
Slam competition --
rules, regulations, and other formalities --
Penning the powerful slam poem --
Confronting stage fright --
overcoming the fear --
Slammin' fundamentals --
Body talk --
shake, gesture, and move --
Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse --
Shaping a performance and a few more skills --
Where and how to gig around --
Book me! Please! --
Getting the word out: publicizing your performance --
Taking your show on the road --
Old school advice: act professional.
Responsibility: Marc Kelly Smith with Joe Kraynak.

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For anyone who has ever enjoyed a slam or two and thought, I could do this, but felt apprehensive staring at the empty mic, or worse, climbing onstage and froze. Smith explains how to become a confident performer and more.

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