Pam Joyce (Assistant Professor of Theatre in Society and Introduction to Theatre Studies)
M.F.A, University of Minnesota
B.F.A., University of Evansville
Pamela Joyce is a freelance director, performer and educator. For thirteen years she directed and devised poetic, movement based productions as the Artistic Director of Fly-By Theatre, a company she founded in 2001. She has held artistic, technical and administrative positions at the Horizon Theatre, Georgia Shakespeare, Alliance Theatre, Actor's Express, Synchronicity, Essential Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, and The New Harmony Project. Directing highlights include Wedding on the Eiffel Tower by Jean Cocteau, and A World of Silents, a devised performance using silent films to explore silence and the act of being silenced in our lives. In 2009 she created The Art Block, an arts education program for at risk youth in collaboration with Hammonds House Museum. She has overseen artistic community partnerships with the City of College Park and Atlanta's historic West End neighborhood as well as facilitated a personal narrative project with the Decatur community. She has trained with world-renowned artists Anne Bogart, the SITI Company, and Ruth Zapora. She is a member of Theatre Communications Group, the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and the Association for Theatre Movement Educators. She is a graduate of the University of Evansville (BFA) and the University of Minnesota (MFA Directing).