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- Daniel Alexander Jones is participating in the Creative Fellowships Initiative in partnership with School of Drama.
- At 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 14 at the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse, attend Daniel Alexander Jones in Conversation with Kaneza Schaal
DANIEL ALEXANDER JONES
Daniel Alexander Jones’s wildflower body of work grows in relationship to a wide range of audiences. Duat premiered at Soho Rep in 2016 to critical acclaim. His other performance pieces and plays include Radiate, Phoenix Fabrik, Blood:Shock:Boogie, and Bel Canto; also, the musical, Bright Now Beyond, made with composer Bobby Halvorson and director Will Davis; and his multi-chapter series of solo autobiographical performances, The Book of Daniel, made with musician Walter Kitundu, and director Tea Alagic. Daniel was named a 2015 Doris Duke Artist, in recognition of his risk-taking practice, and a 2016 USA Artist Fellow.
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ABOUT THE PROJECT
Daniel Alexander Jones will be exploring the concept of Afromysticism as an anchor for his residency. This exploration will include the development of a contextual framework for a volume of collected writings, a new music theatre piece, and a series of performance writings. Rooted in civic, practical and esoteric processes, ideas of Afromysticism engage a holistic approach to art making geared toward creating emancipatory and transformative experiences.