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Poetry Out Loud
University of the District of Columbia: Theatre of the Arts
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
5:30PM Reception, 7PM Competition
The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) is pleased to present the District of Columbia Finals for Poetry Out Loud in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. The program will take place at The University of the District of Columbia’s Theatre of the Arts on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM. A pre-event reception will be held in the Theatre lobby at 5:30PM. The event and reception are free and open to the public. Please RSVP here.
The competition starts at 7:00 PM and will feature performances by local artists and arts organizations. Renowned actor and teaching artist Paige Hernandez will host the event.
Twelve high school students from DC public, charter and private schools will compete at the finals. They represent Archbishop Carroll High School, Ballou Senior High School, Benjamin Banneker Academic High School, Capital City Public Charter School, Eastern High School, EL Haynes High School McKinley Technology High School, Paul Public Charter School, St. Anselm’s Abbey School, The SEED School of Washington, Washington Latin Public Charter School and Woodrow Wilson High School.
For more information, contact Ariel Wilson, Arts Education Program Associate with questions.