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30th Anniversary Celebration of New Works

The Love Project
February 4 - 14, 2010

The Breach
February 18 - 28, 2010

The Medea Project
March 4 - 14, 2010

All Performances at
The African American
Art & Culture Complex
Buriel Clay Theater
762 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
PURCHASE TICKETS
"pay-what-you-can" tickets
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THE LOVE PROJECT
AN INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE
FEBRUARY 4 - 14, 2010 / THUR - SAT 8PM / SUNDAYS 3PM
CONCEIVED & PERFORMED BY RHODESSA JONES AND IDRIS ACKAMOOR
WRITTEN BY PEARL CLEAGE, ZARON W. BURNETT, RHODESSA JONES AND IDRIS ACKAMOOR
DIRECTED BY HARRIET SCHIFFER-SCOTT

Idris Ackamoor and Rhodessa Jones in The Love Project
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13
SPECIAL 30th ANNIVERSARY GALA
RED BALL

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14
SPECIAL VALENTINES DAY MATINEE
(BRING A DATE AND PAY ONLY $10 FOR THE 2ND TICKET)

Part house party, part TV talk show, and part cabaret, THE LOVE PROJECT is an interactive experience that testifies to the network of human relations that define our times.

"Jones is unquestionably a firecracker". — Curt Holman — CREATIVE LOAFING - ATLANTA

"Idris plays the sax as though his soul just opened up to God and let you have a glimpse inside." — Ester Armah - WAKE UP CALL - WBAI - 99.5 in NEW YORK CITY


THE BREACH
FEBRUARY 18 - 28, 2010 / THUR - SAT 8PM / SUNDAY 3PM
CONCEIVED, PERFORMED, AND WRITTEN IN COLLABORATION BY
JOANNA HAIGOOD, RHODESSA JONES & IDRIS ACKAMOOR
DIRECTED BY IDRIS ACKAMOOR
Choreography by Joanna Haigood
Text by Rhodessa Jones and Cecil Brown
Lighting Design by Stephanie Johnson
Set Design by Pam Peniston
Joanna Haigood in The Breach

The Breach utilizes theater, dance, music, and video to explore through the artists' eyes reparations for African Americans.

Ms. Haigood has a special gift for revisiting history and bringing it alive in unexpected ways… her "Picture Red Hook," performed on Saturday night by her Zaccho Dance Theater, based in San Francisco, is a beauty."
Jennifer Dunning, The New York Times


 

THE MEDEA PROJECT: THEATRE FOR INCARCERATED WOMEN
DANCING WITH THE CLOWN OF LOVE
MARCH 4 - 14, 2010 / THUR - SAT 8PM / SUNDAY 3PM
CONCEIVED, DIRECTED & PERFORMED BY
RHODESSA JONES in COLLABORATION WITH
THE WOMEN'S HIV PROGRAM AT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA MEDICAL CENTER

OPENING NIGHT SALUTE TO THE WOMEN'S HIV PROGRAM

FRIDAY, MARCH 5
SPECIAL GUEST — DR. EDDY MACHTINGER

"As for Jones, she should get a Nobel Prize for her gifts to humanity" — Chris Borris, SF Weekly

"life-changing, revolutionary, soul searching performance." — Adrienne Sichel, THE STAR
Johannesburg, South Africa





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Photos by Hubert Williams, Pat Mazzerra, Idris Ackamoor, Rene Walker, and Lorraine Capparell

 

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