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Tomas Stanton is a poet, writer, teaching artist, and community activist. He’s a teaching-artist dedicated to advancing the arts of spoken word and Hip Hop as a platform for youth development and civic engagement. Co-Founder of Phoenix’s premiere youth spoken word ensemble, Phonetic Spit, Tomas uses hip-hop pedagogy to inspire youth to boldly express themselves through poetry, dance, & theatre. His work and teaching style is rooted in his childhood experiences of poverty and single parent household, political issues, identity, and Love. Tomas has over 10 year experience in youth development and currently works all across the valley creating safe spaces for people to express themselves through spoken word.
Sneak into the Flowerlounge for SPEAKEASY: an evening of truth-telling, botanical potions + fearless expression. Rumor has it Tomas Stanton of Phoenetic Spit will be hosting a creative writing + spoken word mini-workshop to pull back the curtain on your inner most truths.
Dive deeper into the hidden gems uncovered during Friday nights teaser workshop in this 3-hour Truthteller Intensive with local artist Tomas Stanton. Learn how to refine + tighten your writing and discover techniques on how to project your voice + fearlessly *speak* your piece into the world.
*This workshop is only available to those who attended the SPEAKEASY mini-workshop.
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