micah cupid-benons graduated from st. mary’s college of maryland in 2009 with her b.a. in english literature. her cross-disciplinary focuses included theatre film and media studies, dance, theatre,women’s and african/ african-american diaspora studies. she served as executive assistant for the river concert series and arts outreach assistant for the st. mary’s art development office before going on to work for the clinton bush haiti fund as communications manager during its start-up. while serving as a research assistant she completed independent research projects on: west indian revolution, pidgin phonetic development in the british caribbean, and personal textile performance. she is currently exploring the production and negotiation of meaning through the body and individual as well as familial “textile performance.” she investigates these concepts by utilizing interdisciplinary performance (dance, spoken word, theatre, installation, ANYTHING) to gain and share her understanding.