I am really excited to say that I’m working with allgo, in Austin, Texas…
A Reading ,Conversation and Workshop with Sharon Bridgforth
Sunday November 3, 2013
Picture Box Studio 701 Tillery St. Suite A-7 Austin, TX 78702
(down the side walk from allgo office)
Reading and Conversation 6:00-7:00pm
Bridgforth will read from her newest work titled,
Who Dat/Black Mermaid Man Lady.
I am really Grateful to be a reader/to honor my Dad at allgo’s Day of The Dead celebration…
allgo’s Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos celebration
November 2, 2013 6:30-8:30pm
701 Tillery Street Suite A-1
Austin, TX 78702
This celebration will include a community altar exhibit, artistic expression and reception honoring the lives of those who have gone before us and in celebration of their memories that live on within us.
Feel free to bring memorabilia to place on the community altar.
Artistic Expression by:
More about allgo HERE.
delta dandi is published in solo black woman performance, Northwestern University Press (11/2013), Eds. E. Patrick Johnson and Ramon Rivera-Servera. Funded in part with a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Writings about delta dandi by scholar/artists Stephanie Batiste and Anita Gonzalez are included in this book, as well as work by Stacey Robinson, Misty DeBerry and many others. ORDER IT HERE.
I proud to say that I will be a guest in
Daniel Alexander Jones’s Flying Solo Class
Monday, 2:30PM 9/23/2013
at Fordham University, NYC
along with Chris Wells.
We will be discussing:
The Personal as Political & the Political as Personal.
Other guests this semester in Professor Jones’s Flying Solo Class are:
Kate Bornstein, Robbie McCauley, Jen Hofer, Pamela Sneed, Dawn Akemi Saito and Stacey Karen Robinson.
I am proud to announce that thanks to support from New Dramatists Creativity Fund, a Mellon Foundation funded program that allows current resident playwrights to explore work and process in creative ways and in the company of chosen collaborators…
I will be working on
The Adventures of HoneyPot and Dem
September 16-20, 2013 at New Dramatists (NYC)!!
I have the great fortune and Blessed pleasure of having
Daniel Alexander Jones and Kelly Sloan in the room/in the process/reading and responding and encouraging the development of the piece.
There will be an informal table reading of the work in progress
at New Dramatists
Friday September 20, 2013 3PM
Featuring: Daniel Alexander Jones and Kelly Sloan!!
To RSVP call (212) 757-6960
NOTE: Watch for HoneyPot and Dem in process in Austin, Texas featuring Sonja Parks, Florinda Bryant and Omi Osun Joni L. Jones in November 2013. Details sooncome.
COMING SOON The Adventures of HoneyPot and Dem EP (four track) audio recording!
Jomama Jones: Radiate
will be in Austin, Tejas
JULY 5, 6, 11-13, 2013
TICKETS: $12 ONLINE OR $15 AT THE DOOR.
Shows start at 8pm with a special second late-night 10:30pm performance on the 12th
All shows at Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 E. Manor Road
Jones is accompanied by her collaborator and musical director, Bobby Halvorson, her Sweet Peaches—the extraordinary vocalists Helga Davis and Laura Jean Anderson, a knock-out band and a series of very special guests from the Austin community.
I’m proud to say that I’ve written a couple of songs for Jomama…AND
my daughter Sonja Perryman is one of Jomama’s original Sweet Peaches.
Here is one of my favs/a film directed by Vicky Boone featuring Jomama Jones.
I am proud to say that thanks to Djola Branner, Dean of Interdisciplinary Arts, Associate Professor of Theatre, and Priscilla Page, Lecturer: Dramaturgy at UMass Amherst Theater, I am in Residence at HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE 3/2/13-3/7/13!
MOSAIC; Five College Multicultural Theatre Committee Presents:
A staged reading of blood pudding
Written/Directed by Sharon Bridgforth
Featuring: Djola Branner, Micaela Diaz-Sanchez, Bettina Judd, Nyx Ziehut, Jorrell Watkins and Maya Chakraeati.
Main Theatre, Emily Dickinson Hall.
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013. 8PM. Free.
More about blood pudding HERE.
River See Experiment
Links Hall in Collaboration with South side Community Art Center and The Theatre School at DePaulUniversity.
Featuring: Sharon Bridgforth – Conductor. Sonja Parks – See. Deeply Rooted Dance Company. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones. Additional Performers TBA.
Post show talk Facilitator: Omi Osun Joni L. Jones
@ South Side Community Art Center
3831 South Michigan Avenue. Chicago, IL.
12/5/12 & 12/6/12
I am really grateful for an amazing experience working on River See at Pillsbury House Theatre (MLPS) 11/7/12 featuring: Sonja Parks, Mankwe Ndosi, Aimee Bryant, Mire Regulus, Molly Van Avery and Rebecca Frost! Photos by Chrys Carroll. More HERE.
Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones presents, The Spirit and Practice of Jazz as Theatre at the 2012 Africa Distinguished Lecture Series, at The University of Texas at Austin Africa Conference. View it