Episode 13: The Medea Project - Theatre for Incarcerated People

with Rhodessa Jones, Angela Wilson, and Nancy RabinowitzHeadshot of Rhodessa Jones

Rhodessa Jones is a theatre practitioner and artistic director, and founded The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women/HIV Circle in 1989. Nancy Rabinowitz is Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature at Hamilton College, and has worked extensively on the impact of Greek theatre in prisons, and co-edited Classics and Prison Education in the US (2021). Angela Wilson is a formerly incarcerated mother, writer, actress, teacher, activist, and aAngela Wilson photographed by David Wilson core member of the Medea Project. The three discuss the Medea Project's origins, latest residency, and their engagement with myth as a ritual of resilience.


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Speakers: Rhodessa Jones, Angela Wilson, and Nancy Rabinowitz

Production: Giovanna Di Martino and Claire Barnes. Recorded in May 2022.


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