Jocelyn Prince

Artistic Coordinator

Jocelyn Prince is the Artistic Coordinator at Yale Repertory Theatre.  She previously served as the Site Coordinator for Almira PreK-8 Academy in the Education and Artistic Departments at Cleveland Play House, Connectivity Director at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC, the Artistic Associate at The Public Theater in NYC, and is a Co-Founding Artistic Director of The New Black Fest.  Jocelyn has worked as a Dramaturg and Director at a variety of theaters nationwide including Lookingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the Juilliard School of Drama, Bailiwick Repertory Directors Festival, The Dark Room at Cleveland Public Theatre, and The Movement Theatre Company.  Her social justice and political work includes staff positions with the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Obama for America, Hillary for America, and volunteer work with the Washington Peace Center. Jocelyn has read and evaluated scripts for The Kilroys List, the Emerging Writers Group, The Ohio University Seabury Quinn, Jr. Playwrights’ Festival, and The PlayPenn conference.  Her performance poetry has been programmed by The Encyclopedia Show Chicago, The Encyclopedia Show DC, and La Ti Do.  She holds a BA in Journalism from Bradley University and a MA in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. Jocelyn has written for TimeOut Chicago, TimeOut New York, The Chicago Reporter, Nonprofit Quarterly and the African American Review.  She is a native of the South Side of Chicago and an alumnus of the legendary Bradley University Speech Team.