Hannah Joyce is the director of membership and education programs at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis. From 2017 to 2022 she was also the producing artistic director of the William Inge Theater Festival in Kansas. Hannah has developed the new work of some the country’s finest playwrights over the past two decades and had the joy of celebrating visionary American playwrights. Through her work she has produced countless new play development workshops with playwrights from across the country, and worked with hundreds of theater artists in support of those plays. Originally from St. Louis, Hannah has worked and performed with a number of theater companies throughout the Midwest, including the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, St. Louis Shakespeare Company, That Uppity Theater Company, Daleko Arts, and Prison Performing Arts. Hannah’s work centers around supporting playwrights at every level, creating meaningful connections for writers with directors and producers, and advocating for playwrights' voices in the room, and fair compensation for their work. Hannah's education/training includes: BA Wheaton College and Lincoln Center Education teaching artist certification. She is an arts advocate, theater artist, and producer.