Faculty: Deanna Rodger

Deanna Rodger is an international performer and facilitator. Recently featured as one of ELLE UK magazineís "30 inspirational women under 30," she is a former UK Poetry Slam Champion and has written and performed commissions everywhere, from Buckingham Palace to BBC Iplayer. Deanna co-curates two leading spoken word events: Chill Pill and Come Rhyme With Me and is a member of Keats House Poetry Collective. She is an international poet and facilitator previous trips include South Africa (Connect ZA and Roundhouse) Zimbabwe (British Council) Rodger teaches the Writing Poetry for Performance module with Benjamin Zephaniah at Brunel University and has been Tutor at School of Communication Arts Youngest UK Poetry Slam Champion (2007/8). Resident artist at Roundhouse Camden. She is a member of NYTís REP Company 2012 and has written and performed as a poet and actor in 2012 Olympic Team Welcome Ceremonies, Buckingham Palace, Speakers House, 10 Downing street and four TedX performances (St Helier, Brighton, Southwark and EastEnd). Rodger is also member of prominent poetry collectives; Point Blank Poets (Biennale UK Artist International award 2011) and Keats House Poetry Forum.





Deanna Rodger

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