(Courtesy of culturalodyssey.org)

Performer, teacher and theater director Rhodessa Jones has spent her rich and varied career merging social activism and theater. In the late 1980s she founded the widely acclaimed Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women, which in recent years has been exploring the stories of women living with HIV. Jones was recently presented with the San Francisco Mayor’s Art Award. We talk with Rhodessa Jones as part of our First Person series on the leaders, innovators and others who make the Bay Area unique.

Guests:
Rhodessa Jones, Actress, Singer, Writer and Co-Artistic Director of Cultural Odyssey, and founder and director of The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women

  • mountain_webbie

    This incredible artist’s stories, energy and passion for her work inspired my morning commute. Thank you!

  • John_Sellers

    Her stories bring tears to my eyes when I think what this woman has done.

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