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

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


African American Review, Spring-Summer 2012

"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....

TimeOut New York

"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...

TimeOut Chicago

"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....

Court Theatre

"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:...

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

"The Bluest Eye" Study Guide

The Chicago Reporter

"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...


The Arts Paper

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...

Education Town Hall Forum, We Act Radio

Radio Interview

American Theatre magazine

Print Interview

American Theatre magazine

Print Interview

Jacqueline E. Lawton Blog

Blog Interview

Elixher magazine

Print Interview

The Washington Post

Print Interview


Podcast Interview


Blog Interview

The Washington Post

Print Interview

Stage Directions magazine

Press Announcement

Northwestern University School of Communication


Press Announcement