One Single Rose is an award winning poet, spoken word artist, singer, actress, playwright, author of two self-published poetry collections and a naughty chapbook who performs worldwide. Rosemarie is a Davenport University graduate, eight time National Poetry Award (NPA) nominee, 2010 recipient of the NPA’s New & Upcoming Poet and Poetry Author of the Year awards and 2015 Poetry/Spoken Word Album, four time Who’s Who in Black Detroit honoree, first place and two time honorable mention recipient of the Detroit Writers’ Guild Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry Contest, 2014/2015 Detroit Metro Times’ reader’s choice Best Local Poet and 2014 Motown Mic The Spoken Word Artist of the Year.
One Single Rose is passionate about her craft. She projects hope and enthusiasm. Some in the audience were brought to tears of joy, others felt liberated, inspired, and validated after her performance. Her choice of words cleansed the soul, and her singing added to the celebration of sisterhood. Thank you One Single Rose, you were wonderful. You are always welcome to perform at our future events.
Response from One Single Rose:
Wow!!!!! I aspire to be all of that. Thank you so much for taking time to write a review and for having me at your event.
She was awesome. Everyone raved about her. She really made our event wonderfull. I am looking forward to booking her for something else.
Response from One Single Rose:
Thank you so much for having me and for your kind review! The pleasure was all mine.
Price Range: $150 and up
What to Expect
One Single Rose is a triple threat--singer, spoken word artist and actress. Her performances have been dubbed "experiences." As a singer with a seven octave range, One Single Rose will belt out tunes engaging audiences with or without a microphone. Her spoken word has been dubbed "poetry for the soul." Her first stage play sold out in its debut. These three artistic genres keeps her plate full.
Rosemarie Wilson a.k.a. One Single RoseTM is an award winning poet, spoken word artist, singer, actress, playwright, author of three self-published poetry collections, nice and naughty chapbooks. Rosemarie is a Davenport University graduate, nine time National Poetry Award (NPA) nominee, 2010 recipient of the NPA’s New & Upcoming Poet, Poetry Author of the Year award and her CD Poetic Truth was voted 2015 Spoken Word/Poetry Album of the Year. She is a four time Who’s Who in Black Detroit honoree, first place and three time honorable mention recipient of the Detroit Writers’ Guild Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry Contest, 2012 SAFE (Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment) Ambassador Award recipient, (link hidden)’s 2012 Performance Artist of the Year, Detroit Metro Times’ reader’s choice 2014/2015 Best Local Poet and she was nominated in the 2014 Spoken Word Billboard Awards. Upon entering a slam competition for the first time at the Motown Museum in Detroit, Rosemarie was named Motown Mic 2014 Performance Artist of the Year. In 2011, Rosemarie debuted as an actor in Detroit. She has since performed both nationally and internationally in a few amazing productions. A few of her notable performances include the Floacist’s Flovertex in Detroit, MI, the Kistrech Poetry Festival in Kisii and Nairobi, Kenya, the Piton International Film Festival in St. Lucia as well as touring Europe in 2012. She is currently a featured artist and songwriter with Defected Records, the United Kingdom’s #1 house music record label. Her poetry is published with Broadside-Lotus Press, Inner Child Press, Night Ballet Press, Crisis Chronicles Press and Writing Knights Press. For four years Rosemarie hosted the Spotlight open mic poetry series in Detroit every 1st and 3rd Friday at Manila Bay Café, which was named 2014 Open Mic of the Year by the NPA’s and Detroit Metro Times’ reader’s choice 2015 Best Open Mic. 2014 marks the official launch of her non-profit motivational workshop series One Single Roses BloomTM, workshops centered on inspiring bright youngSTARS and seasoned adults to fearlessly follow their passions. 2014 was a year of “firsts” for Rosemarie—she released two spoken word CDs, (Poetic Truth available on iTunes and Straight Up, No Chaser) and her first full-length comedic stage play entitled ADDICTION sold out in its debut at the Boll Family Theater, on Broadway in Detroit. For more information on One Single RoseTM, please visit (link hidden).
Additional Booking Notes
USB/cd or Ipad connectivity.
Please provide a fan for stage time.
Past Booked Events
|May 14, 2016 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
|January 05, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Kalamazoo, MI|
|January 04, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Grand Rapids, MI|
|January 03, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Detroit, MI|
|December 19, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Detroit, MI|
|December 18, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Oakland, CA|
|December 13, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Detroit, MI|
|November 20, 2015||Worship Service|
|October 17, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Rochester, NY|
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