Wednesday, April 25, 2012

SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012, 7pm

On Sunday, May 13, 2012, at 7pm, The Jubilant Thicket Literary Series features poetry by Nikki Roszko & JenMarie Davis, & dance by Ellie Goudie-Averill.

NIKKI ROSZKO is a poet, journalist and musician who lives in Philadelphia. Her work has been featured in the Philadelphia CityPaper, VenusZine and variously online. Trading Futures, a collection of her poetry won the Slipstream Press annual chapbook contest.

JENMARIE DAVIS is half of Fact-Simile Editions and builds books and poems from recycled and reclaimed material. She is the author of Sometime Soon Ago (Shadow Mountain, 2009) and her work has recently appeared in or is forthcoming from Drunken Boat; Elective Affinities; Starlight, Philadelphia; Interim; Summer Stock and Gargoyle

ELLIE GOUDIE-AVERILL (Choreographer), a 2007 MFA Dance Performance graduate of the University of Iowa, co-directs the Stone Depot Dance Lab and currently teaches Modern Dance technique at Temple University and Ballet at the Wissahickon Dance Academy in Philadelphia. Her choreography has been shown in NYC at Dance New Amsterdam’s RAW Material, White Wave’s DUMBO and Cool NY Festivals, and Triskelion Arts; in Philadelphia at The A.W.A.R.D. Show! 2011, Group Motion’s Spiel Uhr, CHI Movement Arts Center’s INhale Series, Norristown Dance Festival, and Philly Fringe 2010-11; and throughout the Midwest in Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. Currently, Ellie dances for MacArthur Dance Project and Group Motion Dance Company and has performed with many other choreographers and companies such as SCRAP Performance Group, Movement Brigade, Kayle & Company and Daara Dance.   She began her training at Ballet Midwest in Topeka, Kansas, holds a BFA in dance from the University of Kansas and has also served as Visiting Professor of Ballet at Bucknell University and Artistic Director of the UI Youth Ballet.

This will be a beautiful event! Please come.  It occurs at The Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia PA.