Robert Priest

PERFORMANCE

Festival Performances

Calgary International Spoken Word Festival, The Canadian Festival of the Spoken Word in Toronto and Festival Voix d'Amerique in Montreal. He has also delivered the word at the Overload Festival in Melbourne Australia, the Kacat Kabaret in Budapest, the Free the Word Festival in Stockholm Sweden, the International Authors Festival in Toronto, the Cambridge Festival, The Vancouver Writer's Festival, The Winnipeg Writer's Festival, The Acorn Festival, the Mariposa Folk Festival, the Hillside Festival, The Eaglewood Folk Festival, The Ottawa Literary Festival, Eden Mills Festival, the Leacock Festival, the Berkley Slam, the Couchiching Think Tank and Toronto's North by North East, Mariposa 2012.

In recent years Robert has entertained at numerous music and poetry festivals. In Budapest Robert was a featured performer at the Kacat Kabaret and at the Free the Word Festival in Stockholm Sweden. He has also delivered the word at The Melbourne Writer?s Festival, The Vancouver Writer's Festival, The Winnipeg Writer's Festival, The Acorn Festival, The Cambridge Festival, the Mariposa Folk Festival, the Hillside Festival, The Eaglewood Folk Festival, The Ottawa Literary Festival, Eden Mills Festival, the Leacock Festival, the Couchiching Think Tank and Toronto's North by North East. In October of 2001 Robert was chosen to be a cultural ambassador for Canada in the Middle East where he performed in both Israel and Jordan. This year he performed all over Australia and on his return released a new book: How to Swallow a Pig, at the International Festival of Authors in Toronto.

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Check out this online collection of spoken word performances captured on video.
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AWARDS

The Milton Acorn Memorial People's Poetry Award, 1989
Special Choice Award, Children's Book Centre, 1993
Socan Airplay Award, 1994
Chalmer's Award, Theatre for Young Audiences, 1998

robertpriest@rogers.com

416 466-0047

197 1/2 Jones Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada, M4M 3A2 If you want to book Robert as a singer/songwriter call 416 466-0047 or email robertpriest@rogers.com.

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