In Development… 


A transmutation of pain – past and present; a revelation of joy

July 2021 -In residence at Loisaida, LES

Bonita will be developing an exciting new virtual work in collaboration with

Alex Van Gils, NY based composer and generative artist

Hostages 3 at the BFF

Please watch all of the wonderful films on view at the Barrymore Film Festival, Hostages 3 among them. Hostages 3 is one of a series of short musical films produced by Tenth Intervention in collaboration with Bonita Oliver. You can watch and vote for Hostages 3 Here until Feb 14th:

Barrymore Film Festival 2021 

Streaming Now

F a n  the  F  l  a  m  e  s  of  D i s c o n t e n t

W A G E – E A R N E R S  C A N T A T A 

Created by Bonita Oliver and Dorian Wallace

September 7th, 2020 @9PM – Virtual Performance

Past Works

Songs of Hope

Bonita Sings with the Chelsea Symphony Orchestra in tribute to Sojourner Truth

Fri. March 6th & Sat. 7th, 2020 @8PM  St. Paul’s Church 315 W 22nd Street , NYC


Presenting the Music and Poetry of Bonita Oliver’s

Cellular Transitions

Friday, November 15th, 2019 6:30 PM Door and Food – 7PM Performance

$20 Cover (includes Cape Verdean cuisine)

Commons Cafe 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn NY 11217

2019 World Fest

Western New England University

        Saturday, November 9th, 2019 6PM-9PM  at Rivers Memorial Hall,  Springfield, MA




Moving Star

Vocal Ensemble


Grand Re Opening


Rockefeller Center, New York City

Sable Elyse Smith: “C.R.E.A.M.” featuring Bonita Oliver. Co-presented with the High Line at The Kitchen

FluxBuddha at the Rubin Museum

Sable Elyse Smith: Ordinary Violence

at the Queens Museum

Self Portrait, a performance