Academy Mask Policy – Winter 2022 *updated Jan 5, 2022
Due to the rise in Covid cases in our area, the Academy Center of the Arts requires that all students participating in our classes regardless of vaccination status wear a mask while on our campus. All staff are required to wear masks while on site regardless of vaccination status.
Are you an aspiring poet? Do you want to connect the world’s or poetry & hip-hop? Do you want to gain confidence on stage? Join this course as Nick coaches and encourages giving power to the poets. Learn more deeply about the complexities and politics of the spoken word. Nick will touch on the history of hip-hop and walk each student through finding your voice and preparing for an in-house open mic.
Instructor: Nick George
With a strong background in performance poetry and mental wellness, Nick pulls from his own life experiences and personal challenges as inspiration for his work. As an artist, Nick has taken his award-winning talents to multiple stages and platforms. In the non-profit and education sector, Nick has also worked with development and planning teams in crafting new directions, grounded in compassionate listening and collaborative team-building. Through advocating for mental health and recognizing the utility of the performing arts, Nicholas uses his voice and skills to ignite social impact, challenge stigmas, and develop deep community.
Supported by the BWXT Access Program
with Education Access Program Discounts Underwritten by