CLEVELAND: Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) has named Obediya Jones-Darrell the recipient of its 2019-20 Kulas Theatre Composer Initiative. The fellowship includes the full underwriting of artistic activities throughout a CPT season. Jones-Darrell will compose music and sound design for CPT season productions.
Jones-Darrell is a Canadian playwright, composer, and producer who has won two National Campus and Community Radio Association Awards for his radio plays. His short film Energy won Outstanding Music Video in Cleveland’s Short Sweet Film Festival this year, and he was recently named one of Canada’s 20 Emerging Diverse filmmakers by the Toronto Reelworld Film Festival.