Performance #10: Madeika Vercella – On Being a One Percenter

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Faculty mentor: Michael Gills

Artist’s Statement: My name is Madeika Vercella and I am currently a third year student pursuing an Honors English Literature degree. I am also a member of the selective Honors College Novel Writing Program and am at work on a project titled On Being a One Percenter, which tells the coming-of-age story of young Haitian-American named Josie who moves to a big city one summer to pursue a ballet dancing career. The following excerpt features a vignette and primarily focuses on an early childhood interaction between Josie and her grandmother. 

Watch my performance below!
Questions or comments? Contact me at: u1176967@utah.edu

 

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