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Rhodessa Jones presents "Creative Survival: Art and Activism for the 21st Century"

Rhodessa Jones

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When: March 20, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.

Where: Film Forum, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

Activist, actress, director, and writer Rhodessa Jones will present “Creative Survival: Art and Activism for the 21st Century” on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in the Film Forum, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.
 
Jones is co-artistic director of the acclaimed San Francisco performance company Cultural Odyssey. She is an actress, teacher, singer, and writer, and is also the director of the award-winning "Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women", a performance workshop that is designed to achieve personal and social transformation with incarcerated women.

In 2017, Jones was named a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth University.

Additionally, Jones has been selected as a Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of 1956 Visiting Professor at Cornell University, commencing on July 1, 2017, for a period of three years. She is also a visiting professor in the Cornell Department of Performing and Media Arts.
 
This talk is free and open to the public. The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts is located at 430 College Ave., Ithaca.