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Gayle Danley

Gayle Danley

Artist Overview

Soon after earning a Master's Degree in Radio, Television and Film from Syracuse University, Ms. Danley discovered Slam poetry. Embracing this stimulating art form, she immediately won the 1994 National Individual Slam Poet Competition and followed that success by becoming the 1996 International Slam Poet Champion. Ms. Danley was featured on CBS' 60 Minutes in 1999 and has published three books: Naked, Soulfull-A Slam Poetry Study Guide, and Passionate-Poems You Can Feel. Ms. Danley's style combines movement and emotion as she performs her magic on the audience, sweeping them up in her words as she addresses and explores contemporary issues.
Artist Home County
Baltimore City
Category
Theater
Grade Level
Grades 1-5Grades 6-8Grades 9-12

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