Dear Mama,  written & performed by Kendra Jones, directed by Megan Andres. Photo by Leif Norman.

Dear Mama, written & performed by Kendra Jones, directed by Megan Andres. Photo by Leif Norman.

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bringing a more than 400-year-old play about a king dead for almost 700 years into an intriguingly modern context . . . fascinating and sure to generate discussion about how far we have — or haven’t — come in the arena of gender politics.
— Joff Schmidt for CBC on Edward II


Academic Publications

Re-Imagining Expectation For The Theatrical Event . Immersive Theatre: Engaging The Audience. Common Ground Publishing, ed. Josh Machamer - 2017

Body, Space, Technology Journal Vol 12. [Brunel University] - Dear Mama; An Artistic Statement by Kendra Jones - 2014

Interdisciplinary Humanities Journal. Autumn Special Edition [Humanities Education Research Association] - Approaching Antigone: A Critical and Performative Analysis of Sophocles’ Antigone, Spurring the Creation of a New Post-Dramatic Work, No More Prayers by Kendra Jones - 2015


Our Sister Duchess
an adaptation of John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi by Kendra Jones
       Under development: A reading for Theatre By The River at Carol Shields Festival of New Work, directed by Heidi Malazdrewicz
       Winnipeg, May 2016 @ Prairie Theatre Exchange

Marlowe's Edward II
in a new adaptation by Kendra Jones
       Commissioned and first produced by Theatre By The River, directed by Sarah Constible
       Winnipeg, Canada  October 2015 @ Asper Centre for Theatre & Film

Tonight At Eight
inspired by the work of Nöel Coward. 
       Co-created with Stephanie Plaitin of selardi theatre for CowardFest produced by Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre  
       Winnipeg, Canada  February 2015 @ RAW Gallery

an audio play, created from of the words of Jean Genet and Antonin Artaud. 
        First performed at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
            London, UK March 2012 @ RADA
        Subsequently performed at the Girls!Girls!Girls! gallery show
            Winnipeg, Canada  October 2012 @ Gas Station Arts Centre
        Subsequently presented at Festival Of Original Theatre (FOOT) @ University of Toronto Centre for Drama
             Toronto, Canada    February 2017 @ UofT Centre for Drama

popART series
 a theatrical event
        Two separate popART events have been created. These are music, visual, and architectural installations conceived and curated by Kendra Jones. 
              popART: Project Vapour was presented in July 2015 during the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, featuring the music of John Norman juxtaposed with a projection-based installation by pixelpusher in an alley in Winnipeg's Exchange District.
              popART: Intersection was presented in October 2015 during Nuit Blanche Winnipeg, as an official "Illuminate The Night" selection, featuring the music of Ali Khan and live video mixing by jaymez in the courtyard in front of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet building. 

Hide Away
a monologue
        First performed at Sarasvàti International Womens Week Cabaret of Monologues directed by Hope McIntyre        
        Winnipeg, Canada   Spring 2014

Dear Mama
a provocation (in the form of a monologue)
        First performed for impel theatre for SondheimFest produced by Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, directed by Megan Andres
        Winnipeg, Canada  February 2013 @ Studio 320
Further development in 2019 supported by Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto and the generous encouragement of Artistic Director Andy McKim,

No More Prayers
a stage essay on the history of Sophocles' Antigone
        First performed at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, directed by Kendra Jones
        London, UK   July 2012 @ RADA

Dionysus Is Getting Impatient
a one act Dionysian revel
        Co-created with Brenda McLean and Claire Therese, under the leadership of Brenda McLean for Theatre Incarnate
        Winnipeg, Canada  February 2011 @ Studio Incarnate