Last Poet Standing IV
Presented by Oral Funk Poetry Productions
LAST POET STANDING returns to the Aronoff Center! This ‘Unorthodox SPOKEN WORD Competition’ has brought the best performing artists across the Midwest to the stage! LAST POET STANDING has the largest individual grand prize, and this summer OFP Productions will collaborate with several organizations to present LPS in the intimate and beautiful Jarson-Kaplan Theater in Cincinnati, Ohio. OFP created this style of competition in Dayton 13 years ago. The #LPS Poetry Competition will feature the word-play, story-telling fiery aesthetic of Spoken Word. The one night only Head to Head competition will highlight Performers from across the Midwest. Competitors will perform original work and the event host is nationally renowned Philadelphia ‘Brave New Voices’ coach Just Greg. Live music will be infused into the competition, highlighting music from all genres (Reggae, Jazz, Funk, Blues, R&B, and more) and decades. Come out to enjoy the Signature’s third production of the Decade season and watch the best poets in the region battle to be the Last Poet Standing and win ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS.