Joyce Henderson

Joyce trained with Jacques Lecoq in Paris. She has been as Associate of Complicité since 1992 and appeared in The Street of Crocodiles and The Magic Flute.

Other Theatre credits include: Draw me Close (NT), Running Wild (Regent’s Park), Death In Venice (ENO), The Cherry Orchard (Birmingham Rep), Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe), Medea (West End & Broadway), Sherlock Holmes in Trouble (Manchester Royal Exchange), Volpone, and The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie (both NT).

Film credits include: The Last Photograph, The Queen, Burke and Hare, About A Boy and Stella Does Tricks.

Movement Direction includes: King Lear (Old Vic), Julius Caesar (Barbican), Dido and Aeneas (Vienna Festival) and projects with the RSC, NT, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Rep. She also assisted Toby Sedgwick on the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in 2012.

In 2018 she teamed up with Contemporary Dancer, Julie Cunningham to co-direct Crave by Sarah Kane at The Pit and M/y a new choregraphic work for Sadler’s Wells MainStage.

Joyce has been teaching for Complicité in schools, colleges, prisons and community groups all over the world, and worked extensively on the Barbican Box project for schools in east London.