Workshops

Workshops for all spoken word artists

Our new Be Better Or Whatever workshops will teach you about the many ways you can be a
stronger writer and performer. They’re always all-ages and $5

Celebrate Pride with our Pride Month Slam on June 24!

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 8:00pm

We want to celebrate Pride with our fans at our special June 24 slam!

We can't wait to have on our stage two incredible poets who are no stranger to the Drake: Rabbit Richards, hailing from Montreal, and Kay Kassirer, repping Vancouver and a former TPS Team member.

The slam stage and open mic slots are available to you, budding poets and storytellers, and bring your words to the Drake on June 24, with doors at 7pm and signup at 730pm.

$7 cover.

Hosted by the hilarious Charlie Petch

The Annual Story Slam featuring Rob Gee from the UK!

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

That's right, our annual STORY SLAM returns!

2 rounds. Only poets with two narrative-style pieces should compete. Cumulative score.

Host TBD

And we are excited to feature a UK star! Multi-award winning stand up poet, writer, crowd-pleaser and all round good egg. Rob Gee's is the only performance ever to have instigated a fight at the Leamington Spa Peace Festival.

Doors/signup 7pm show 730pm

Anyone can rock the mic at our May 19 slam!

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

For those unaware of what goes down at a poetry slam...anyone can be on our stage that evening! We do have a feature poet, Mona Mousa, but the slammers and open mic'ers are from this city's fantastic well of talent!

Doors are at 7pm and signup is 730pm sharp with host Tanya Neumemeyer.

You can compete in the slam or perform on the open mic. Note you should have 3 poems to compete in the slam in case you make it to the third round. Open mic is available to artists of all genres, not just poetry.

$7 cover. All ages

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