Spoken Four

Four master wordsmiths twist electric verbs and wield noun bombs mixing it up with a live DJ.

Spoken-word artists sourced from around Australia and the globe deliver back to back sets of powerful verse and breathtaking stories.

Multi-award winning poet, Philip Wilcox, is the current Australian Poetry Slam Champion and a two time NSW Poetry Slam Champion. He has featured in major events like Sydney Writers’ Festival, Wollongong Writers’ Festival and Newtown Festival, where he performed for a crowd of over 8,000.

Sukhjit Khalsa is a Melbourne based spoken word artist, workshop facilitator, actor, producer, MC & human rights reformer. Born and brought up in Perth, Sukhjit’s is a first generation Sikh storyteller whose poetry tackles core social issues like gender inequality, identity crisis and feminism. She recently won the hearts of people across Australia with the raw honesty of her performance on Australia’s Got Talent.

Steven Oliver is a descendant of the Kuku-Yalanji, Waanyi, Gangalidda, Woppaburra, Bundjalung and Biripi peoples. He was born in Cloncurry in North West Queensland and grew up in Townsville before moving to Perth to study performing arts. He has worked with numerous theatre companies and arts organisations across Australia but became notorious with ABC’s hit sketch show Black Comedy as a writer/actor/associate producer.

Schools

Student $18 / 1 teacher free per 10 student tickets purchased

Teachers: download the booking form here.

Featuring Sukjhit Khalsa (Confirmed), Steven Oliver (TBC) and 1 International Spoken Word Artist TBC

Hosted by 2015 Australian Poetry Slam Champion Phil Wilcox

Accompanied by a live DJ

  • Friday, Oct 13 2017 12:00pm

Spoken-word artists sourced from around Australia and the globe deliver back to back sets of powerful verse and breathtaking stories.

Multi-award winning poet, Philip Wilcox, is the current Australian Poetry Slam Champion and a two time NSW Poetry Slam Champion. He has featured in major events like Sydney Writers’ Festival, Wollongong Writers’ Festival and Newtown Festival, where he performed for a crowd of over 8,000.

Sukhjit Khalsa is a Melbourne based spoken word artist, workshop facilitator, actor, producer, MC & human rights reformer. Born and brought up in Perth, Sukhjit’s is a first generation Sikh storyteller whose poetry tackles core social issues like gender inequality, identity crisis and feminism. She recently won the hearts of people across Australia with the raw honesty of her performance on Australia’s Got Talent.

Steven Oliver is a descendant of the Kuku-Yalanji, Waanyi, Gangalidda, Woppaburra, Bundjalung and Biripi peoples. He was born in Cloncurry in North West Queensland and grew up in Townsville before moving to Perth to study performing arts. He has worked with numerous theatre companies and arts organisations across Australia but became notorious with ABC’s hit sketch show Black Comedy as a writer/actor/associate producer.

Schools

Student $18 / 1 teacher free per 10 student tickets purchased

Teachers: download the booking form here.

Featuring Sukjhit Khalsa (Confirmed), Steven Oliver (TBC) and 1 International Spoken Word Artist TBC

Hosted by 2015 Australian Poetry Slam Champion Phil Wilcox

Accompanied by a live DJ

ENGLISH – STAGE 5 – Investigates the relationships between and among texts, Experience through Language
ENGLISH – Areas of Study (Prelim – Belonging; HSC – Discovery) – how belonging and discovery are conveyed through the representations of people, relationships, societies, places, events and ideas that they encounter in texts of their own choosing
ENGLISH – History & Memory
SOCIETY & CULTURE – Intercultural Communication, Social and Cultural Continuity & Change
ABORIGINAL STUDIES – Aboriginality & the Land, Heritage & Identity

provides a focal point for performing arts activity in the Western Sydney Region