Young People to 'GET CONNECTED' 23/02/2006
GET CONNECTED is a program for young people to develop their skills and experience in hip-hop songwriting, MCing and Street Poetry. Run by Creative Noosa and funded by Festivals Australia, the programme is part of a month-long residency at the Cooroy Butter Factory by artists Ghostboy & MC Trey.
Organiser Katie Edmiston says workshops will be staged several times a week at the Butter Factory, on weekday afternoons and Saturdays, starting from May 3rd. The creative results of the residencies will be presented as part of the inaugural SHOUT OUT LOUD - Youth Arts Festival to be held in June.
Recently appointed as the new Community Cultural Development Officer for Creative Noosa, Katie Edmiston said the program will provide invaluable opportunities for young people to be mentored by leading Australian artists.
About the Artists
GHOSTBOY describes his work as a hybrid of street performance, poetry and spoken word. He has performed at festivals, events and competitions both nationally and internationally and is the current reigning Australian Performance Poetry World Cup Champion.
MC TREY is one of the queens of Aussie hip-hop. Her unique style offers a fresh serve of positive, melodic and insightful rhymes and rhythms. She has entertained crowds both in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, United Kingdom and Japan.
For further information or bookings please 'phone Katie on 5472 0222 or email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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