Poetry Slam

An improvised poetry slam.

Two teams, either side of the stage, given team names by the audience.

On each round the audience give them a theme, word or title and one player from each steps forwards and improvises a poem from that suggestion.

Playing Tips

  • Variety. Try different styles of poems from who has been before.
  • Emotion.
  • Movement.
  • Go for it.
  • Do one more verse than you think you should.

Teaching Purpose

  • Commitment!
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