The Odyssey Project is an interactive meditation on time and the journeys of our lives.
It is an invitation to ignite adventures and reflections, internal and external,
individual and collective.
Conceived and directed by Jenny Koons
The Odyssey Project 2012 Artists:
Brittany K. Allen, Ryan Amador, Jordan Barbour,
Sarah Chiesa, Aaron Dias, Annie Dow,
Chris Gabo, Asta Hansen, Ben Hobbs,
Anna Rose Hopkins, Kevin Hourigan,
Russell G. Jones, Nancy Koch, Peter Koch,
Mason Lee, Maria Mocerino, James Monaco,
Kate Morales, Nessa Norich, Paz Pardo,
Wil Petre, Sara Procopio, Kana Sato, Will Seefried,
Negin Sharifzadeh, Curtis Stewart, Ani Taj,
Annie Tippe, William Vaughn, Alexandria Wailes,
Jenny Koons is a New York-based artist. Recent Projects: Head Over Heels (Pasadena Playhouse), Hurricane Diane (Huntington Theatre), Now Becomes Then (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Men on Boats (Baltimore Center Stage), Speechless (New Blue Man Group North American Tour), The Tempest (The Juilliard School), Between Us: The Deck of Cards (Denver Center for the Performing Arts), A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Public Theater Mobile Unit), Burn All Night (American Repertory Theatre), Theatre for One: In This Moment (Pershing Square Signature Center), Gimme Shelter (Why Not Theatre, Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games commission), Theatre for One: I'm Not the Stranger You Think I Am (Arts Brookfield), A Sucker Emcee (National Black Theatre, LAByrinth Theater Company, SPKRBOX Festival, Norway), Queen of the Night (Diamond Horseshoe Nightclub, Drama Desk Award), The Odyssey Project 2012 (site-specific NYC). She has been an artist in residence at Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and The Invisible Dog Art Center, and has developed new work at Steppenwolf, Roundabout, and New Black Fest, among others. Jenny was the 2017 curator of the Encores! Off-Center Lobby Project, co-curator of the 2016 ThisGen Conference, and co-founder of Artists 4 Change NYC (National Black Theatre). She has been a facilitator and educator in creating anti-racist spaces and engaging in conversations around race and equity for over a decade, in both non-profit and artistic spaces. Jenny is a Lilly Award recipient and proud member of the SDC.