Artist Bio

Jocelyn Prince

(Bio as of May 2022)

Jocelyn Prince (Dramaturg) is a principal at ALJP Consulting, a search and strategic planning firm for the arts and culture sector.  She is an associate with Beehive Dramaturgy Studio NYC and a co-founding artistic director of The New Black Fest. Selected Production Dramaturgy credits include Invisible ManThe First Breeze of SummerRaisinOthello(Court Theatre); A Raisin in The Sun (Juilliard School of Drama); Harriet JacobsIntimate Apparel (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Black Diamond (Lookingglass Theatre Company) and The MLK Project (Writers Theatre). Jocelyn has worked on staff at theaters across the country including Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Public Theater, Court Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Cleveland Play House and Yale Repertory 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 holds a B.A. in Journalism from Bradley University and an 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. A Democratic Party activist, Jocelyn was a staff field organizer for the 2008 Obama for America, 2016 Hillary for America, and 2020 Kamala Harris for the People campaigns and is a graduate of Arena Academy. She has served on the theater management faculty at the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University and the Leadership for Creative Enterprises program faculty at Northwestern University.