An older woman with short hair that is dark on top and bleached on the sides wearing fabulous drop earrings and smiling at the camera

Angela Wilson

M.A. Student

Angela Wilson is a writer, actress, teacher, stage manager, and activist for THE MEDEA PROJECT: Theatre for Incarcerated Women.  Angela’s first Medea Project performance in 1998 was at the Loraine Hansbury Theatre in “Slouching towards Armageddon: A Captive’s Conversation/Observation on Race”. Because of her work with the Medea Project, Angela went on to receive a scholarship at the American Conservatory Theatre where she studied theater and theater production. Ms. Wilson has been a guest artist/lecturer/performer with Rhodessa Jones at the UC Berkeley, Rutgers University, San Francisco State University, UW Madison, UC San Francisco, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Hamilton and conducted writing workshops at the San Francisco County Jail. She performed in Eve Ensler’s “VD:Until the Violence Stops” at Lincoln Center directed by Rhodessa Jones.  Her work as lead actress and performer with THE MEDEA PROJECT includes, “Can We Get There by Candlelight?” (2001), “My Life in the Concrete Jungle” (2006), and “Dancing with the Clown of Love” (2010).  Other performances with The Medea Project include community concerts series by Cultural Odyssey’s Healing Force Community Orchestra (2013), the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem North Carolina (2005), and at the National Conference on HIV/HepC conference entitled, Performance as Medicine, Washington DC (2012). Angela is currently studying at SF State to obtain her Masters in Theatre Arts.  Upon graduation, she will go on to use art as social activism and move vicarious trauma through women’s bodies through the creative process.