Toronto Poetry Slam featuring Johnny Trinh!

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 8:00pm
Doors Open: 
7:00 PM
Show Begins: 
8:00 PM

It's our Pride Slam featuring the amazing Johnny Trinh from Regina!

Hosted by Cathy Petch.

From the Queen City to Toronto, Johnny Trinh is thrilled to make his TPP debut. Born in Kitchener-Waterloo, Johnny made the move to Toronto and swore he would never leave. He then moved to Regina. Now he's back telling stories about love, loss, identity, and how we locate ourselves as poets, as humans. Johnny is a performance artist, recently completing his MFA at the University of Regina for Interdisciplinary Studies: Theatre & Technology. Highlights include: Finalist at CIPS 2016 (Vancouver, BC), Finalist at Capturing Fire 2015 (Washington, DC), Feature performer: Capturing Fire 2016 (Washington, DC), Tongues of Fire (Victoria, BC), Tonight It's Poetry (Saskatoon, SK), Hot Damn Queer Slam (Toronto, ONT), InkSpot (Calgary, AB), Regina Word Up (Regina, SK), Canadian Festival of Spoken Word 2015 (Saskatoon, SK), Canadian Festival of Spoken Word 2014 (Victoria, BC), Residencies: Banff Centre for the Arts: Spoken Word Residency 2014, Dell Arte International School for Physical Theatre 2013. Chapbooks: I You Because Repeat 2014, We Are Weary 2015.