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Saskatoon Slam Teams

Here is the list of the Saskatoon Slam Teams we’ve sent across the country (and sometimes across the city) to compete in the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word.

2016 Saskatoon Slam team

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On June 5th we built another slam team. We are so excited for them to represent Saskatoon at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Winnipeg from October 24th to 29th! The 2016 Saskatoon slam team Is made up of Alasdair, Overflo, Sandi, TrashCat, and Yonic Boom. With members who work in hip hop, songwriting, poetry, and storytelling; they combine their unique and varied literary approaches to make a truly scrumptious word soup.

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2015 Saskatoon Slam Team

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The 2015 Saskatoon Slam team (Hurt Feelings) is: Brent Chappel, d’j, Danielle Altrogge, Larissa Tarasoff and Shanda Stefanson. They represented Saskatoon at CFSW 2015 and claimed 1st place for our lovely city. Their poetry runs the gamut from gut-wrenchingly emotional to sexily hilarious to just plain silly. You will laugh, you will cry, you will require fresh panties. They enjoy exercise balls for all occasions, eating dainties and drinking Orangina.

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2014 Saskatoon Slam Team

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2014 Saskatoon Slam Team

Your 2014 TiP Saskatoon Slam Team! — with Shanda, Dash Reimer, Jung Owwl, Themis and Isaac. More bios and information to come as they are submitted!

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2013 Saskatoon Slam Team

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2013 Saskatoon Slam Team

Danielle Altrogge has always been a lover of language. A self-identified poet from a young age, Danielle didn’t even know Spoken Word existed until she stumbled upon the Tonight It’s Poetry community three and a half years ago. It was love at first slam and she has never looked back. Danielle loves not only being on stage but working behind the scenes to expand poetry’s reach in the bridge city by helping run both Tonight It’s Poetry and Write Out Loud. A Pharmacy Technician by day, Danielle is nearly finished her Honours English Degree and...

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2012 Saskatoon Slam Team

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2012 Saskatoon Slam Team

Saskatoon’s 2012 slam team guarantees an eclectic and arousing spoken word performance. They touch on social, political, romantic, vengeful, and all sorts of colourful human experiences through wthym, wyme, and a cadence akin to a tiger’s purr. Just come out because somehow they can’t do themselves justice through plain text. Brent Chappell Brent Chappell considers himself a born again poet. He has accepted Shane Koyczan as his Lord and Savior. He has been baptized under the spray of the poorly functioning beer taps at...

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2011 Saskatoon Slam Team

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2011 Saskatoon Slam Team

Ahmad Majid is a new member of the Saskatoon Slam Team. He has been writing poetry and rap songs since he was 14, but only in the last few years has he brought his words to life on stage. Being an Iraqi Canadian in a post 9-11 world has influenced his work to be focused on social and political awareness and change. His influences include rap artists such as 2pac, Immortal Technique, and Blue Scholars, as well as spoken word legends Shihan, Black Ice, and Suheir Hammad. Ahmad is currently attending the University of Saskatchewan achieving a...

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2010 Saskatoon Slam Team

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2010 Saskatoon Slam Team

Megan Lane Megan Lane has been working as a musician/songwriter for the past eleven years, beginning her career at the age of twelve. Two years ago, Lane began to dabble in spoken word poetry. Taking some of the darker experiences from the road and turning them into poetry, Lane managed to place first in the 2009 Saskatoon poetry slam finals, and thus became part of Saskatoon’s first slam team, competing at the 2009 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Victoria, BC. Khodi Dill Khodi Dill has been writing poetry as well as fiction for over...

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