549 King Mountain Road
Durango, CO 81303
After four decades in healthcare and academia, Joyce Fontana, PhD, began to write plays. One of her first scripts, 23 Skidoo, was produced at the 2014 Durango Arts Center’s 10 Minute Play Festival. This was followed by a production of Trail Meetups, Midtown International Theatre Festival Short Play Lab (Manhattan). Satellite Buddha, at Secret Theatre’s LIC One Act Festival (Queens, NY). Exhibitions at a Picture was a finalist at Festival 56’s 2016 New Works Festival (Princeton IL) and The Chameleon Circle’s 17th Annual New Play Festival (Burnsville MN). The Road to Hell and Since You Asked were read at the 25th Annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference (Valdez AK).The Strawberry Fields Dowry Cartel was read at the End of the Road New Works Festival (Gulf Shores AL). Paindemonium , 5 minute version was performed in Houston and the one-act version will be performed in Hawaii, HI in August, 2018. Joyce works, plays, and writes in beautiful Southwest Colorado, where she lives with her husband and two dogs.