How do you find your voice and turn it into a career? In her digital performance, Britta B. uses poetry performance and conversation to discuss how she came to recognize her voice through spoken word poetry and turned it into her career. Her talk explores themes of identity, diversity, women’s empowerment, and resiliency as a platform for creative and thriving communities.
Britta B. is a Kingston-born, Toronto-based poet, spoken word performer, emcee and artist educator.
Her works have featured in print, in sound and onstage across North America in notable spheres such as the Art Gallery of Ontario, CBC Arts: Poetic License, The Walrus Talks, TEDx and The Stephen Lewis Foundation. She is an alumna of the Toronto Arts Council Leaders Lab and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Spoken Word Residency.
As an artist educator, Britta facilitates artist-training seminars, poetry workshops and social justice programs in partnership with organizations like JAYU (pronounced JAH-YOU), Poetry In Voice, Prologue Performing Arts, League of Canadian Poets and The Power Plant
Britta is currently a Creative Writing MFA candidate at University of Guelph. Visit her at www.brittab.com Twitter/IG: @missbrittab