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IDRIS ACKAMOOR AND CULTURAL ODYSSEY

Application ID

AC-19-6635

Application Type

Artists in Communities

Approved Grant Amount

Project Description

Cultural Odyssey’s mission is to support the artistic work and vision of Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor, as well as an ancillary group of emerging, community, and established performing artists. To implement its mission, Cultural Odyssey locally premieres the original productions of Jones & Ackamoor, presents the Cultural Odyssey Performance Series, offers free technical assistance to artists and small arts organizations, and conducts residencies and national and international tours. As well, it operates a community-based program entitled, The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women that serves female inmates, ex-inmates, HIV positive women, and female community participants. In addition, the company conducts jazz programming spearheaded by Idris Ackamoor & THE PYRAMIDS.

Organization Summary

Cultural Odyssey’s mission is to support the artistic work and vision of Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor, as well as an ancillary group of emerging, community, and established performing artists. To implement its mission, Cultural Odyssey locally premieres the original productions of Jones & Ackamoor, presents the Cultural Odyssey Performance Series, offers free technical assistance to artists and small arts organizations, and conducts residencies and national and international tours. As well, it operates a community-based program entitled, The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women that serves female inmates, ex-inmates, HIV positive women, and female community participants. In addition, the company conducts jazz programming spearheaded by Idris Ackamoor & THE PYRAMIDS.

Organization

IDRIS ACKAMOOR AND CULTURAL ODYSSEY

Address

762 FULTON ST 3RD FLOOR 301

SAN FRANCISCO

Phone

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