JOYFUL RAVEN       

("Tales of a Sexual Tomboy"

A raucous comedy about a horny tomboy, equipped with bad boundaries from her hippie upbringing, looking for empowerment in all the wrong places.



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Born into an iconic theater family, Raven has been performing professionally since childhood.  She studied theater at Sarah Lawrence College in New York and earned an MFA in Dramatic Art from UC Davis. Her solo comedy "Tales of a Sexual Tomboy" recently won "Best of Fringe" at the 2016 San Francisco Fringe Festival. Her theater credits also include lead actor and co-author of 4 plays for 'Prize of Hope' winning company Human Nature and co-founder of the ensemble-driven theater company Rococo Risqué, winner of SF Weekly 'Best Theater Ensemble' 2005.

Joyful has also appeared as an actor in many projects on stage and film including; The Pursuit of Happyness, with Will Smith; and Spring Awakening, directed by Broadway and West End director Stafford Arima.