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Poetry In Motion

Poetry in Motion is a revival of the almost lost art of performing poetry. This exhilarating tour de force brings to life the best of poetic literature. This one-man show packs it all into an old steamer trunk brimming with props, costumes, masks and puppets. With these, Doran introduces his cast of characters drawn from the world’s best children’s poems.

About the Artist

Doran Hamm has worked with the NE Youth Theatre since 2008; He has taught at and directed theatre in schools on the Virgin Islands and also toured Italy for a year in 2009 with a children’s theatre company. Doran is passionate about the importance of theatre for children!

Poetry In Motion (Grades K-8)

Poetry in Motion is a revival of the almost lost art of performing poetry. This exhilarating tour de force brings to life the best of poetic literature. This one-man show packs it all into an old steamer trunk brimming with props, costumes, masks and puppets. With these, Doran introduces his cast of characters drawn from the world’s best children’s poems. The audience participates actively on the journey.

Length: 45 minutes

Single Performance: $685
Back to Back Performances: $905

Westport, CT teachers stated this program was a terrific complement to our writing curriculum. The students loved it and spoke about it all day. The children were so absorbed. The children learned poetry is everything. The artist is so talented and it was engaging for the students and it allowed them to use their imaginations!

SOME OF OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

  • Carolyn Foundation
    Carolyn Foundation
  • COA
    COA
  • Ion Bank
    Ion Bank
  • Community Chest
    Community Chest
  • CFGNH
    CFGNH
  • WQUN
    WQUN