Jocelyn Prince (JP): 'joss-uh-lin

Theater and Performance Artist. Community Organizer and Activist. Journalist and Poet.



Associate Member
Board of Directors
Yale School of Drama
Lecturer in Theater Management
Yale Repertory Theatre
Artistic Coordinator


Diversity Initiative
LORT EDI Initiative Working Group
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
Theater Management Track Facilitator
We are Hillary for Ohio
Field Organizer
Wraparound Strategy with Cleveland Metropolitan School District and the Greater Cleveland United Way
Site Coordinator- Almira PreK-8 Academy
Lobby Experience
Connectivity Director
Virtual Summit Watch Party
Connectivity Director
Pick Up the Baton: Taking Responsibility for Social Change | Cleveland Play House | 216.241.6000
Site Coordinator- Almira PreK-8 Academy
The Public Theater- NYC Protest for Freedom in Belarus
Public Lab Speaker Series
Artistic Associate
Field Organizer


"The Empty Space: A Look at How Theaters Have Filled Gaps in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
How to achieve inclusion? The authors of this extraordinary article portray organizations they believe are part of the seismic shifts needed to maintain a vibrant inclusive...
"Ripple Effects" by Jocelyn Prince
"Jocelyn Prince is the Connectivity Director at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC. Jocelyn is a dramaturg, performance poet, and freelance journalist. Recent...
"Connectivity in Action" by Jocelyn Prince
Woolly's innovative Connectivity Department was developed and established four years ago in order to activate the civic dialogue that lies at the heart of Wooly's mission...
"#Trayvon: Cross-Cultural Dialogue & Tell-Tale Hearts" by Jocelyn Prince
"JOCELYN PRINCE: I was stunned and shocked by the verdict. It was honestly like a bomb had been dropped, and there was a deafening silence and a ringing in my ears. I spent my...
"Adapting the Bluest Eye for the Stage" by Dr. Harvey Young and Jocelyn Prince
Lydia Diamond's theatrical adaptation of Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye, opens with Pecola Breedlove, the story's eleven-year-old protagonist, standing at center stage....
"Kia Corthron on the politics of H2O" by Jocelyn Prince
"America is not saving me, I am here to save America," says Abebe, an Ethiopian student preacher turned ecologist who's the protagonist of Kia Corthron's new play, A Cool Dip in...
"Live Bait Theater and Pegasus Players adapt Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago"...
"This is not a story about weather," Eric Klinenberg insists. He's referring to the Chicago heat wave of 1995, the one that infamously took the lives of 739 Chicagoans....
"Raisin" Study Guide
"Raisin" Book by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg Based on Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” Court Theatre Directed by Charles Newell Production Dramaturg:...
"The Bluest Eye" Study Guide
"New Theater Opening to Mixed Reviews" by Jocelyn Prince
Someone viewing a production of "Love's Labor's Lost" at Chicago Shakespeare Theater or "The Beard of Avon" at The Goodman Theatre this past season would most likely have joined...


Arts at Work III: Jocelyn Prince
" I started off in theater as a lot of people do, as an actor. I went to undergrad initially on an acting scholarship. And then I realized that I was the type of actor who was...
Radio Interview

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