TWH Adds a Facilitator to the 2015 Poetry Retreat


Last year, we were not only able to provide poetry workshops, we were able to add an improv/storytelling workshop with Darion McCloud to help you enhance your poetic life. It is with extreme excitement that we announce our very special 2015 guest and Performance Masterclass facilitator….

For this year’s retreat, we are delighted to offer you another workshop that will expand your poetic life. Our facilitator who is a Cave Canem Fellow, VONA and Atlantic Center for the Arts Alumnae, theatre director, choreographer, and cultural organizer. She has agreed to join us at this year’s retreat to teach and also stay to share in fellowship. The Watering Hole is proud to present Ebony Noelle Golden

Ebony Noelle Golden is the CEO and principal engagement strategist at Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative, LLC. BDAC is a NYC-based cultural arts direct action group that works to inspire, instigate, and incite transformation, radical expressiveness, and progressive social change through community-designed, culturally-relevant, creative projects. The Houston, TX native is also an accomplished performance artist, poet, director, and choreographer who stages site-specific rituals and live art performances that profoundly explore the complexities of freedom in the time of now.

After completing graduate school and serving as literature and creative writing professor in Durham, North Carolina, Golden funneled her passion for entrepreneurship, arts, culture, and community-based education into BDAC which powers some of the most forward-moving organizations and initiatives pushing for progressive social change. Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative has worked with more than fifty organizations over the last seven years, internationally.

Ebony holds a Master of Arts degree in Performance Studies from New York University, a Master of Fine Arts degree in poetry from American University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative writing from Texas A&M University.

Her recent and current performance projects include: Zoo House by Aurin Squire, Looking At A Broad by Rebecca Mwase, Night Vision by Dominique Morriseau, Rain Man by Nambi Kelly, Gypsy and Bully Door by Nina Angela Mercer. She is currently also building a a performance project that looks at the impact of migration and gentrification on working class communities, tentatively titled 125th and Freedom.


For more info about her organization, please visit her site:

For more info about her organization, please visit her site:


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  1. Pingback: Ebony Joins The Watering Hole Writing Retreat This Winter ‹ Betty's Daughter

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