Ambarvale High School, NSW
Red Room Education , 2017
Ambarvale High School is a dynamic local high school with a focus on quality teaching and learning, and student achievement serving the communities of Rosemeadow, St Helens Park and Appin.
Students at Ambarvale High School will explore the ways one voice can change the world through poetry. In workshops with celebrated poet Eunice Andrada, the students will dive into unique individual and group activities in the aim of creating their own performance pieces.
Ambarvale High School will be hosting a Protest Poetry Performance for the public. Friends, family, and local community are invited to attend.
More details to come.
Eunice Andrada is a Filipina-Australian poet, journalist, and teaching artist based in Sydney. Featured in The Guardian, CNN International and other media, she has also performed her poetry in diverse international stages, from the Sydney Opera House to the UN Climate Negotiations in Paris. Her poems have also appeared in Peril, Verity La, Voiceworks, and Deep Water Literary Review, among others. She was awarded the John Marsden & Hachette Australia Poetry Prize in 2014. In 2016, she was honoured by Australian Poetry as the first of their 30 Under 30 Poets. Her first poetry collection is forthcoming in 2018.