Project V.O.I.C.E. to perform at Ruffing Montessori School
Project V.O.I.C.E.'s Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye.
Acclaimed spoken-word poets Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye will kick off Ruffing Montessori School’s Arts Integration Year on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. with a spoken-word performance at Ruffing Montessori School, located at 3380 Fairmount Blvd. in Cleveland Heights.
This event is free and open to the public. Register by contacting Karen Hahn at email@example.com or 216-321-7571.
Sarah Kay is the founder and co-director of Project V.O.I.C.E (Vocal Outreach into Creative Expression) with Phil Kaye. Through Project V.O.I.C.E., Sarah and Phil travel to schools, colleges and universities throughout the country to teach and empower young adults to write, perform and express themselves through spoken word poetry. Project V.O.I.C.E. will be working with Ruffing’s Elementary and Middle school students during its time in Cleveland.
In addition to her work with Project V.O.I.C.E, Kay published a book, B, in 2011 containing her poem, “If I Should Have a Daughter,” which she performed as a featured speaker at the 2011 TED Conference in Long Beach, Calif. She has also performed at the 2011 Cannes Lions Creativity Festival, the Tribeca Film Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and the United Nations. To learn more about Sarah Kay, Phil Kaye and Project V.O.I.C.E., visit www.project-voice.net and www.kaysarahsera.com.
Julie Black Haffke
Julie Black Haffke is director of institutional advancement for Ruffing Montessori School and a Shaker Heights resident.