"Etta and Ella on the Upper West Side", the world premiere from playwright Adrienne Kennedy and director Monty Cole, runs February 23-25 at REDCAT.

Past Projects

Residency: Zola Dee and Derek Dubrae Jackson

CNP welcomes playwright Zola Dee and director Derek Dubrae Jackson to develop a new work entitled Rain - River - Ocean at CalArts.


Scene with Cranes

A world-premiere play from Octavio Solis directed by Chi-wang Yang. At REDCAT September 29-October 1.



A site-specific, multi-lingual, multimedia performance housed within a projection cube. Source material from Shakespeare’s play, pop internet culture, home videos, and 3D animation. Created and performed by Peter Mark.

At the Gdansk Shakespeare Festival August 2022.


Augustine Machine ou Encore une nuit d’insomnie

An international collaboration from California Institute of the Arts and Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique, Paris.


The Carolyn Bryant Project

Conjuring the specter of Emmett Till's murder, a nightmarish reverie on white violence and silence in America. Created by Nataki Garrett & Andrea LeBlanc. Presented live at CalArts October 22-23, 2021.


Space Daughter

Condola 'Dola' Rashad returned to CalArts for a vivacious ode to the Divine Feminine, produced in association with CalArts Center for New Performance.


Residency: Daniel Alexander Jones

Prolific performer and Alpert Award winner Daniel Alexander Jones is the 2020/21 CNP Resident Artist. Thought the year he will be engaging our community and developing exciting new works.


Residency: Kati Hernandez

CNP Artist-in-Residence Kati Hernandez will lead a special, six-session online workshop, Afro-Cuban Dance/Oricha Therapy as a Way of Knowing.