Blog entries tagged with Poetry Out Loud

2013 Poetry Out Loud MA State Finals

by: Meg O'Brien at 03/13/2013 06:33 PM

We are thrilled to introduce you to  Courtney Stewart , our 2013  Poetry Out Loud  Champion.  This image, captured by David Marshall at the moment his name was announced as Champion, captures the spirit of the program perfectly. This past Sunday, ...

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An Incredible New York City Experience For Three Boston Teens

by: Meg O'Brien at 05/10/2012 09:56 AM

This weekend proved to be an incredible experience for our department and for the three young people who represented Boston at the  August Wilson Monologue Competition . The pool of 21 competitors was narrowed down to 15 Finalists, including our...

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Poetry Out Loud Registration Continues

by: Rebecca Curtiss at 12/08/2011 12:27 PM

Registration for Massachusetts’ seventh annual Poetry Out Loud is open through December 23. All Massachusetts high schools are invited to participate. To register or learn more about how to bring POL to your school, visit huntingtontheatre.org/pol...

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Education at the Huntington: Attracting New Schools

by: Lynn Johnson, Associate Director of Education at 10/03/2011 10:28 AM

A few people were asking about what was going on in Education last night from 4 - 6, so Donna thought it would be a good idea to let you know about it. We are always recruiting new schools for all of our programs, but last night we were highlighti...

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Poetry Out Loud

by: Lynn Johnson, Associate Director of Education at 03/17/2011 11:25 AM

For the past several months, the Huntington’s Education Department has been busy gearing up for the sixth annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest for the state of Massachusetts. The Huntington Theatre Company’s Education Department is t...

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Spreading the Word About Poetry Out Loud

by: Lynn Johnson, Associate Director of Education at 10/07/2010 02:50 PM

Poetry Out Loud recruitment took a new turn by way of a Poetry Out Loud Informational Get-Together, hosted by the Huntington's Education Department (MA State Coordinators for Poetry Out Loud) on Tuesday, October 5th. Twelve high school teachers,...

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Poetry Out Loud Nationals, Day 3

by: Lynn Johnson, Associate Director of Education at 04/30/2010 03:57 PM

Tuesday morning the POL participants, their parents, chaperones and State Art Association representatives (me) went to the Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill. What a stroke of genius on the part of the National Endowment of the Arts and Poetr...

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Poetry Out Loud Nationals, Days 1 & 2

by: Lynn Johnson, Associate Director of Education at 05/27/2010 03:59 PM

Lynne Johnson, Associate Director of Education sent in these posts from the Poetry Out Loud national competition in Washington DC, where Wilmene Hercule, Prospect Hill Academy student, and Massachusetts state winner, is competing. DAY ONE - SUNDAY...

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Poetry Out Loud Semifinals This Weekend!

by: Lynn Johnson, Associate Director of Education at 03/05/2010 11:10 AM

"Workers need poetry more than bread. They need that their life should be a poem." — Simone Weil Hi Friends!  I'm inviting you to share in the success of our 5th Annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest ! If you love poetry, historic...

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Education Updates & Poetry Out Loud

by: Alex Truppi at 11/22/2013 11:45 AM

As you know, it’s been an exciting time for us here in Boston. The World Series brought really phenomenal energy to Boston and we had a great time watching it all unfold. We also thoroughly enjoyed the tongue-in-cheek way Pinsky further immortaliz...

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POETRY OUT LOUD Deadline — This Friday!

by: Alex Truppi at 12/18/2013 09:24 AM

Dear Teachers & Friends, Alex Truppi, Education Manager, Curriculum & Instruction In the midst of this busy season, it's always important to take a step back and remember what we really value in life — who are the people and what are the experienc...

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Poetry Out Loud State Finals -- This Sunday!

by: Thom Dunn at 03/05/2014 02:05 PM

Twenty-four students from across the state advanced from the four regional Poetry Out Loud semi-finals this past weekend  to compete in the  State Final competition on Sunday, March 9 at the Old South Meeting House . Here are the finalists: •...

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