Tigertail Productions Presents 2014 WordSpeak Teen Spoken-Word Team At Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Tigertail will present its 2014 WordSpeak teen spoken word team in a free performance on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden.

The hour-long event will begin at 6:30 pm and will be lead by Teo Castellanos, the WordSpeak team coach. This year’s team is made up of six Miami-Dade youths:

Maylin Enamorado, Christell Roach and Wesly Oviedo (Miami Arts Charter)
Steffon Dixon (DASH)
Celestelle Webster (Miami Lakes Senior)
Al Alexandre (North Miami Senior)
Momo Manalang (Miami Arts Charter, Team Understudy)

Tigertail will send this team to Philadelphia from July 16 to 19, 2014, for the Brave New Voices National Poetry Competition. The “Olympics of Spoken-Word”, BNV includes over 500 youth poets from 50 cities across the U. S. Tigertail’s team will participate in workshops and readings with established poets and performers, in open-mike events, and they will compete in the Poetry Slam itself.

Founded in Miami in 1979, Tigertail Productions is Florida’s pioneer of innovative cultural work, and produces a full season of contemporary performance, along with projects in the literary and visual arts.

Admission: Free and open to the public

Miami Beach Botanical Garden
2000 Convention Center Dr
Miami Beach, Fl 33139

Tigertail Productions, Inc.
842 NW 9th Ct
Miami, Fl 33136

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