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The Medea Project: Theatre for Incarcerated People

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Duration: 0:43:04 | Added: 01 Jun 2022
A podcast episode with Nancy Rabinowitz, Rhodessa Jones, and Angela Wilson

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 a 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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