Joyce Piven
American actor
Joyce Piven
Joyce Hiller Piven is a director, teacher and actress. She and her late husband, Byrne Piven, were actors in the Compass Players. Later they founded the Piven Theatre Workshop in Evanston, Illinois and became a teacher to a generation of stars such as John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Aidan Quinn, Adam McKay, and their son Jeremy Piven. She currently still teaches at the workshop and serves as the artistic director.
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Jeremy Piven's character gets a soul in final season of 'Entourage' - Chicago Sun-Times
Google News - over 5 years
Piven grew up in Evanston as the son of the late Byrne Piven, who along with his wife, Joyce Piven, founded the now legendary Piven Theatre Workshop, which produced Hollywood talents like Jeremy and his friends Joan and John Cusack
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Piven Theatre celebrates 40 years - Lincolnwood Review
Google News - over 5 years
The Evanston-based Piven Theatre Workshop was founded in 1971 by Byrne and Joyce Piven. Gala chair Evelyn Farabaugh gave Pioneer Press the skinny on the big event. Q: How long have you been involved with the theater? A: Nine years
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Behind the Scenes With Actresses Joyce Piven and Joan Cusack - Huffington Post
Google News - over 5 years
It was such an honor to interview Joyce Piven, phenomenal director, actress, teacher, and cultural gem to our city for Fear No ART. Joan Cusack stops in to talk about how Joyce has had a profound effect on her personally and professionally,
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Sarah Ruhl Returns to the Goodman with 'Stage Kiss' - Chicagomag.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Joyce Piven, Ruhl's longtime teacher and mentor, early on asked her to adapt Woolf's Orlando. “I said, 'Oh, all right, I'll do that. I love that novel. It's one of my favorites,'” recalls Ruhl. “They gave me a few hundred bucks, and I went off and
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Footnotes
NYTimes - over 8 years
Pinta, the annual fair of modern Latin American art, will begin on Thursday with an opening-night reception at the Metropolitan Pavilion, at 125 West 18th Street, in Chelsea, and will continue Friday through Sunday at the Metropolitan Pavilion and the B. Altman Building, at 135 West 18th Street. Works from 53 galleries representing 14 nations will
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Away From the Entourage But Not From the Whirl
NYTimes - over 8 years
JEREMY PIVEN was in repose, sort of. Dressed in a charcoal gray hoodie, both hands hugging an oversize mug of Guatemalan yerba maté tea, Mr. Piven was curled up on a couch in his rented Chelsea apartment one recent Saturday morning, the Alison Krauss-Robert Plant bluegrass album playing softly on his stereo. Is he really this chill? Nope. ''I was
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Addressing The War, An Actor Stretches
NYTimes - about 10 years
Of all the movies being made about the war in Iraq, few have examined the burdens being shouldered by the families of the nation's fighting men and women. Fewer still have looked up close at the price paid by those who have lost a husband -- let alone a wife and mother. Yet as the war entered its third year in 2005, and after the Pentagon and the
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Joyce Piven
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  • 1954
    Piven was born Joyce Goldstein. In 1954, Joyce Hiller met Byrne Piven at the University of Chicago.
    More Details Hide Details They were married a short time later. In the 1950s, the Pivens were two of the founding members of the Playwrights Theatre Club, along with Paul Sills and David Shepard. Playwrights featured such budding stars as Mike Nichols, Elaine May, Ed Asner and Barbara Harris. They later formed the Compass Players, a forerunner to The Second City.
  • 1930
    Born in 1930.
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