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Slam Poetry

Students attending a Slam Poetry Event hosted by the Mayhem Poets

The Mayhem Poets Trip

"Let's go see a poetry show." That is a sentence rarely proclaimed by students, and usually responded to with cringes and excuses. The Mayhem Poets are on a mission to change that. Having been dubbed "an amazing ride" by the New York Times, this mind-boggling performance has been described as "The Simpsons meets Malcolm X at a Notorious B.I.G. concert". These theatre-trained, comedically-gifted, lyrical virtuosos seamlessly blend the raw elements of hip hop, theatre, improv, and stand-up comedy to tell gut-wrenching truths that leave audiences forever changed.

Slam Poetry is a form of performance poetry that combines the elements of writing, performance, audience participation, and sometimes competition. The result is a high energy event where everyone has the opportunity of participate in various ways. Slam Poetry events are a yearly part of the enrichment curriculum at Hunterdon Prep because of the wide benefits of expressive arts opportunities  to our students. 

Upcoming Events

Field Day and last day of Summer Discovery

Aug 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

First day of school for students in September

Sep 2, 2020 8:50 AM - 2:30 PM

908.832.7200 ♦ Fax: 908.832.9772 ♦ 11 Spencer Lane ♦ Annandale, NJ 08801
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HUNTERDON PREPARATORY SCHOOL IS A, not-for-profit, day school serving students between the ages of 12 and 21
 from over 40 school districts in New Jersey. We are located near the town of Clinton in west central NJ.

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