Collaborators

JEAN Di DIEU NKURARYABHIZI was born in Burtare, Rwanda in 1997.  At 17, he has shown his video work internationally, most recently  at the Alper Initiative for Washington Art in collaboration with Street Light Circus. He is passionate about photography and videography and hopes to pursue these arts in his future. He is a S5 student at the Agahozo Shalom Youth Village studying Languages and Literature. One day he hopes to attend film school to continue to develop his artistic voice. 

ELIZABETH FINN is a geneticist by day and an aerialist by night. Growing up in Silver Spring MD, she was a nationally ranked sports acrobat and a competitive springboard diver. In college at the University of Chicago, she fell in love with aerial silks at Aloft Aerial Dance. During graduate school at Stanford, she picked up aerial straps, trained and taught at several Bay Area locations, and managed the Stanford Aerial Silks program. Now a postdoctoral researcher, she is proud to return to the DC area and continue her circus "hobby", teaching silks and straps at TSNY DC. http://elfinnflight.com/

ELIZABETH FINN is a geneticist by day and an aerialist by night. Growing up in Silver Spring MD, she was a nationally ranked sports acrobat and a competitive springboard diver. In college at the University of Chicago, she fell in love with aerial silks at Aloft Aerial Dance. During graduate school at Stanford, she picked up aerial straps, trained and taught at several Bay Area locations, and managed the Stanford Aerial Silks program. Now a postdoctoral researcher, she is proud to return to the DC area and continue her circus "hobby", teaching silks and straps at TSNY DC.

http://elfinnflight.com/

 
ROSEMARY FEIT COVERY was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her work is housed in over forty major museum and library collections worldwide, including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the New York Public Library Print Collection, the National Museum of American History, Harvard University, and the Papyrus Institute in Cairo, Egypt. In 2012 five-hundred of her prints were acquired for the permanent collection of Georgetown University Library, Special Collections. She is the recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship (Bellagio Italy), an Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation National Fine Art Award and a fellowship to Georgetown University Medical Center as the 2007-2008 Artist-in-Residence.  Her solo museum exhibitions include the Butler Museum of American Art, the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts and the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago. In 2014 a retrospective of her prints, paintings and installation work was held at Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum.  Articles on her work have been featured in magazines including Art in America, Juxtapoz and American Artist Magazine.  http://www.rosemaryfeitcovey.com

ROSEMARY FEIT COVERY was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her work is housed in over forty major museum and library collections worldwide, including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the New York Public Library Print Collection, the National Museum of American History, Harvard University, and the Papyrus Institute in Cairo, Egypt. In 2012 five-hundred of her prints were acquired for the permanent collection of Georgetown University Library, Special Collections. She is the recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship (Bellagio Italy), an Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation National Fine Art Award and a fellowship to Georgetown University Medical Center as the 2007-2008 Artist-in-Residence.  Her solo museum exhibitions include the Butler Museum of American Art, the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts and the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago. In 2014 a retrospective of her prints, paintings and installation work was held at Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum.  Articles on her work have been featured in magazines including Art in America, Juxtapoz and American Artist Magazine. 

http://www.rosemaryfeitcovey.com

 
 
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LESSIE SKIBA LONGSTREET is a Florida girl, born and raised in Panama City. She then attended Florida State University studying Chemistry and that's when she found the Circus. She joined the FSU Flying High Circus and never looked back, performing on Swinging Trap, Quartet Adagio, Double Trapeze, and Flying Trapeze. Following her graduation she moved to DC with her husband where she is an executive assistant for Strategic Cyber Ventures. In her spare time Lessie enjoys performing, instructing at TSNY and playing with her dog Daisy. "#1 rule of Circus, it's going to hurt....but it's well worth it." https://www.facebook.com/lessie.skiba

LESSIE SKIBA LONGSTREET is a Florida girl, born and raised in Panama City. She then attended Florida State University studying Chemistry and that's when she found the Circus. She joined the FSU Flying High Circus and never looked back, performing on Swinging Trap, Quartet Adagio, Double Trapeze, and Flying Trapeze. Following her graduation she moved to DC with her husband where she is an executive assistant for Strategic Cyber Ventures. In her spare time Lessie enjoys performing, instructing at TSNY and playing with her dog Daisy. "#1 rule of Circus, it's going to hurt....but it's well worth it."

https://www.facebook.com/lessie.skiba