Masterclass : Spoken Word

09 Jun 2022 to 07 Jul 2022
Booking now open for June 2022


Our Masterclass in Spoken Word led by NYT Associate Artist, returns in-person this June for ages 18-28. 


Dates: Thursdays: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th June, 7th July

Venue: National Youth Theatre 443-445 Holloway Road London N7 6LW 

Course times: 6.30pm-8.30pm 

Led by award-winning poet and NYT alumn Laurie Ogden, this masterclass programme is a chance for writers to create new work and develop their craft in a nurturing environment. Suitable for both new and emerging writers, over the course of five workshops, you will: 

- generate new writing 

- explore and develop skills in a large range of poetry and performance styles 

- receive feedback on your work and develop editing skills

- learn about working professionally as a poet 

Laurie is a multi-award winning northern creative based in South-East London. She was the winner of the 2021 Ambit poetry prize, shortlisted for the Box of Tricks/Sky Arts SCREEN/PLAY award 2020, and is on attachment at The Traverse, Edinburgh. She has created work for the likes of Barbican, Roundhouse, Channel 4 and BBC. Her debut pamphlet Humaning was published by flipped eye in 2021. She trained with the National Youth Theatre REP Company. 


  • For ages 18-28
  • ¬£120 for 5 Sessions
  • 2 hour sessions
  • London

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