After graduating from RADA’s three-year acting course Joan appeared in many television programmes including Casualty, The Bill, Jonathan Creek, London’s Burning and EastEnders. Her theatre credits include Educating Rita, Golden Girls, Don Juan Comes Back from the War and The Party’s Over.
Alongside her acting, Joan began establishing herself as a teacher, and freelance director. She returned to RADA as the Education and Outreach Manager in 2009, a role which she continued to hold until 2014, when she took up her current position of Foundation Course Director.
For RADA, Joan most recently directed debbie tucker green’s one-woman play random, starring Ronke Adekoluejo.