About Us

Since 2006, we have been creating new works, developing artists, spotlighting teaching artists and educational opportunities, thereby providing a platform for Black artistic voices.

Magic in You flyer Aug (front).png


                   MAGIC IN YOU


Wednesday, August 3rd @ 5:30PM-6:30-pm

Northwest Courtyard, Seattle Center near Climate Pledge Arena

Magic In You is a family friendly experience featuring circus arts, music, dance, audience interaction, mystery and bubbles!  Travel with four friends as they get lost in a magical forest and enter a realm of life changing possibilities. With the help of three mystical beings, they find their way home by working together and finding the magic within. 

                                                 Performances are FREE and FAMILY FRIENDLY!

                               ASL ACESS AVAILABLE - Provided by Pro Bono ASL

ARTISTS FEATURED: Robin Dawn, Kayla Jordan, Geovani Guardado, Chino Gonzales and Merri Ann Osborne.

CELESTIAL CIRCUS ARTISTS: Shekinah Alvarado, Cara Zhang and Danny Alvarado.


Bonnet Black & Merri Ann Osborne 

Thank you to our funders, event organizers, sponsors and community partners for their support of this summer show series.

   Festival Sundiata            We Out Here             Langston Seattle

Golden Bricks Events       Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas 

                       City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture

            Climate Pledge Arena                              Seattle Kraken

Bonnet Black           School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts (SANCA)

Mission Statement

The Mahogany Project (TMP) is a collaborative arts organization whose mission is to support and develop established and emerging artists by producing and showcasing their work, thereby providing a platform for artistic voices from the African diaspora. Founded in 2006, we are proud to continue our mission of sharing stories and diverse perspectives of local and global Black experiences through multi-disciplinary art forms.

Merri Ann Osborne Headshot.jpg

Merri Ann Osborne

Executive Director



Explore our upcoming performances, as well as learn more about our past events.


Since 2006, The Mahogany Project has been honored to share the stage with these talented artists across all disciplines.

"The community has questions!"


The Talk

produced 2018

(Police Accountability)

Celestial Circus South Seattle Emerald file
Celestial Circus South Seattle Emerald file

press to zoom
ACES 2022 Danny and Merri Ann
ACES 2022 Danny and Merri Ann

press to zoom
Urban Poverty Forum 2018 Mahogany Projec
Urban Poverty Forum 2018 Mahogany Projec

press to zoom
Celestial Circus South Seattle Emerald file
Celestial Circus South Seattle Emerald file

press to zoom

Blog Posts


Interested in volunteering with The Mahogany Project? As a small arts organization we deeply appreciate the support and contributions of our volunteer team. Whether it's helping usher, marketing support, spreading the word about our fundraising campaigns or artist support, you can make a difference in uplifting the voices and talent of African diasporic artists.

To get started please send us a message, requesting a volunteer application.

Get in Touch!

Thanks for submitting!


Special Thanks to...

CD Forum Logo_2018 (2).jpg
Minerval labs.png
silver kite logo.gif
Shunpike Logo.png

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Thanks for submitting!

Mahogany Project logo July.png