Youth Poetry Contest
We are seeking budding young poets to participate in a Winter Poetry Contest in coordination with our March performance of Snow Bound! A Journey from Autumn to Spring (running March 18-20, 2016 at the Lab Theater in Minneapolis).
Submissions can be any style of poetry (limerick, haiku, free form, etc.) winter-themed and MUST be original work. Submissions must include the poet’s name, age (18 or under), mailing address and phone number. Entries may be submitted either
by mail: Eclectic Edge Ensemble
2035 Florida Ave So.
Saint Louis Park, MN 55426
or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Winners will read or have their poems read to the audience at the beginning of one of our Snow Bound! Performances in March and receive two (2) free tickets to the selected show. All entries will be displayed in the lobby of the Lab Theater throughout the run of our show. The Snow Bound! performances run:
· Friday, March 18th @ 12:30pm (special schools-only show, details below!) and 7:30pm
· Saturday, March 19th @ 2:00pm and 7:00pm
· Sunday, March 20th @ 2:00pm
We will begin accepting entries on Monday, January 25th. All entries must be submitted by Friday, February 19th. Winners will be notified by Friday, March 4th.
Additionally, there is a special opportunity for classrooms to see our show!
Snow Bound! A Journey from Autumn to Spring
SCHOOLS ONLY SHOW: Friday, March 18th | 12:30 PM
The Lab Theater
700 N. 1st St
Minneapolis, MN 55401
EEE will be hosting a specially priced, schools-only performance of Snow Bound! on Friday, March 18th at (12:30 pm) during the school day! Snow Bound! is an infusion of puppetry and dance representing our human experience of winter interpreted through forms from the natural world. This special schools-only show will include a 45 minute performance of excerpts from Snow Bound! Along with a 15 min discussion period following the performance where students and/or teachers can ask questions. Ticket costs for the show are $8 per person (classroom scholarships available) and can be purchased through the Lab Theater. If you are interested or have questions, please contact email@example.com.