Joanna Battles (Dialect Coach) is thrilled to be working at Max & Louie Productions for the first time! As a Voice, Text, and Dialect Coach, Joanna has worked for many local theatres including the MUNY, New Jewish Theatre, St. Louis Actor’s Studio, STL Shakespeare Festival, and the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Most recently at the Rep, Joanna dialect coached Angels in America, Pride & Prejudice, and The Cake in the ’19-’20 season.

Joanna serves as Co-Head of the Undergraduate Performance Program at The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University where she most recently directed Revolt. She said. Revolt Again. by Alice Birch. Joanna is an Associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework™, and received an MFA in Acting from Brown University / Trinity Rep. AEA