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Contemporary Art Center of Peoria (CAC) is seeking an additional host for Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry. We are expanding the popular event to a second night/month to occur on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Depending on personal schedules, this host could also switch places if needed with the current host Ryan Lowry. The host is paid at the conclusion of a show. Pay will be determined as to experience and what the host‘s duties entail.


The ideal candidate is a social media savvy promoter with a strong connection/following in the local poetry community; has interest in making connections to nationally known/touring poets, able to spot and encourage talent/excellence in potential local feature poets; possesses an excellent stage presence, is an eloquent speaker, with experience hosting public events; is a self-motivated team player who is personable and willing to partner with CAC Executive Director William Butler, Ryan Lowry and Contemporary Art Center staff.


To William Butler at cac@peoriacac.org, please send website address, social media links, a headshot, short biography, resume and/or any details about yourself, especially those pertaining to activity as a host and poet. Share with us why you think you would be a good fit for this position.

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