“Once Upon a Time in A Place Called Now: An Interactive Storytelling Workshop for Artists, Activists, and Educators”
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Film Forum, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts
Co-sponsors: The College of Arts and Sciences; PMA; American Studies; LGBT Studies; Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Rhodessa Jones, The Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of ’56 Visiting Professor
Also featuring Workshop Facilitators Angela Wilson and Felicia Scaggs, core members of the Medea Project
Rhodessa Jones is Co-Artistic Director of San Francisco’s Cultural Odyssey and Director of the Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women. An actress, teacher, singer, and writer, Jones’ solo work includes the Bessie Award-winning Big Butt Girls, Hard-Headed Women, which has toured globally. She has received numerous accolades and awards, including a United States Artists Fellowship, an honorary doctorate from California College of the Arts, a Bay Area Theatre Legacy Award, and a Montgomery Fellowship at Dartmouth College. In addition to her Rhodes Fellowship at Cornell, Jones is currently a 2022 Pew Center for Arts and Heritage Fellow.
Organizer: Sara Warner