The CalArts Center for New Performance Podcast invites audiences to follow the artists who are expanding the language, discourse, and boundaries of contemporary performance. Each episode, visionary CNP artists lead us into creative dialogue, sharing how they are infusing their transformative work with the talent, vitality, and impulses of emerging artists in the CalArts community.
Episode 01: Daniel Alexander Jones
In January 2020, CalArts Center for New Performance’s 2020-21 Resident Artist Daniel Alexander Jones, met up with two next-generation artists and students at CalArts: performer / playwright Sarahjeen François and scenic designer / performance artist Amy Chiao.
A critically acclaimed playwright, essayist, performer and musician, Jones goes deep into Black American and Queer Performance traditions, exploring the power of Afromysticism and demonstrating an unwavering commitment to healing, compassionate truth-telling, and collective critical engagement.