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Youth Storytelling and Poetry Slam

March 17, 2 pm4:30 pm.

The New Rochelle Council on the Art’s Youth Advisory Committee will present a Storytelling and Poetry Slam on Sunday, March 17th in the Ossie Davis Theater at the New Rochelle Public Library. Young people between the ages of 13 and 18 are invited to apply for the chance to perform their poetry or monologue.  Applicants are asked to please keep all submissions under 650 words/ five minutes of performance time. The theme of this event is CHANGE AND GROWTH: Applicants should share a story that they feel truly represents them and their journey.​

All applications are due on FEBRUARY 15TH and applicants will be notified of their acceptance a week later. For the  application form go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZLpY4K2KiOdjvjmR1ri0gWj05c0cVc_kNkIdcngaatN3iZA/viewform

Calendar: Feb 15, 2024: Submissions due

Notification: Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Feb. 23, 2024

Performance: March 17, 2024 from 2 to 3 pm; reception to follow


1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, NY 10801 United States