Jocelyn Prince

Artistic Coordinator and Lecturer in Theater Management

Jocelyn Prince is the Artistic Coordinator at Yale Repertory Theatre and a Lecturer in Theater Management at Yale School of Drama.  She previously held staff positions as Site Coordinator for Almira PreK-8 Academy at Cleveland Play House, Connectivity Director at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC, and the Artistic Associate at The Public Theater in NYC. She is a Co-Founding Artistic Director of The New Black Fest in NYC and is an Associate Member of Beehive Dramaturgy Studio. 

Dramaturgy credits include productions at 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 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 featured by The Encyclopedia Show Chicago, The Encyclopedia Show DC, and La Ti Do.   

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. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Collective Consciousness Theatre (CCT), a New Haven based multicultural theatre company dedicated to creating new American works that inspire social change. 

Jocelyn holds a B.A. in Journalism from Bradley University and a M.A. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. She has written for TimeOut Chicago, TimeOut New York, The Chicago Reporter, Nonprofit Quarterly,and the African American Review.   

Jocelyn serves on the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) EDI Initiative Committee and is a Theater Management Track Facilitator for The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).