Alternate Title Artist Residencies, James Harrison Monaco and JJJJJerome Ellis
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description JJJJJerome Ellis is a stuttering, Afro-Caribbean composer, performer, and writer. His current practice explores Blackness, music, and disabled speech as forces of refusal and healing. Jerome’s work has been heard at the Poetry Project, Sotheby’s, Soho Rep, and WKCR. He’s a 2019 MacDowell Colony Fellow, a writer in residence at Lincoln Center Theater, and a 2015 Fulbright Fellow.
James Harrison Monaco is a storyteller, writer, performer, and composer. Along with JJJJJerome Ellis, he is one half of the music and storytelling duo Jerome & James (www.jeromeandjames.org). Works by Jerome & James have been presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and Bushwick Starr, among others. His other storytelling works have appeared at such venues as Ars Nova, The New Ohio Theatre, and variety nights all over town. He's also a prose/fiction writer, a translator from Spanish and Italian, a dramaturg, and a writer in residence at Lincoln Center Theater.