Johnny Trinh

Johnny D Trinh is an established interdisciplinary and spoken word artist.  He has over 15 years of experience teaching poetry and performance in elementary, secondary, and post secondary schools, as well as masterclasses across North America. Johnny’s pedagogy is rooted in the constant goal of instilling a sense of empowerment, agency, compassion, and fun in all his workshops to great success. He looks forward to sharing time and practice with you.


2016 Regina Slam Champion
2016 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Finalist
2015 Regina Word Up Slam Team Member & Coach
2015 Capturing Fire Finalist

Feature performances:

2016/2015 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (Winnipeg, MB/Saskatoon, SK)
2016/2015 Capturing Fire (Washington, DC)
2016/2015 Pride Toronto
Toronto Poetry Slam
Tonight It’s Poetry (Saskatoon, SK)
Tongues of Fire (Victoria, BC))))))))))
Toronto Art Bar Poetry Series
2016/2015 Saskatchewan Festival of Words


Banff Centre for the Arts
MFA: Interdisciplinary Studies: Theatre & Creative Technology – University of Regina
Dell’Arte International School for Physical Theatre: Summer Intensive
Musical Theatre Performance: Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts
BA Hon: Drama – University of Waterloo.