Jocelyn Prince

Jocelyn Prince is a Chicago-based writer, theater artist, and activist currently on the artistic staff at Victory Gardens Theater. She previously held positions as artistic coordinator at Yale Repertory Theatre, site coordinator for Almira PreK-8 Academy at Cleveland Play House, connectivity director at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC, and artistic associate at The Public Theater in NYC. She is a co-founding artistic director of The New Black Fest in NYC. Selected production dramaturgy credits include Court Theatre, Juilliard School of Drama, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Lookingglass Theatre Company, and Writers Theatre. Jocelyn has directed new work for the Playwrights Gym at Dobama Theatre, the Cleveland Playwrights Festival at Playwrights Local 4181, The Dark Room at Cleveland Public Theater, the Go Green Festival at The Movement Theatre Company in NYC, the Around the Coyote Festival in Chicago, and Snapshots 10-Minute Play Festival at 20% Theatre Company Chicago. Jocelyn’s social justice and political work includes staff positions with the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Obama for America and Hillary for America with the Ohio Democratic Party, and volunteer work with the Washington Peace Center. Jocelyn holds a B.A. in Journalism from Bradley University and a M.A. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. Jocelyn has served on the faculty at Yale School of Drama.

Jocelyn Prince

Lecturer

Department:

Performance Studies