Joey Banks

Expertise

Directing, Acting, Musical Theatre, Civic Engagement Theatre

Joey Banks, a native of Austin, TX, has been working in theatre for the past fifteen years as an actor, director, writer and educator for students of all ages.

Banks received his Master of Fine Arts from Illinois State University with a focus in Classical Acting and Civic Engagement and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southwestern University with a focus in Acting. He has performed professionally with the California Theatre Center, TheatreWorks, Austin Playhouse, ZACH Theatre, Austin Shakespeare, and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, as well as multiple regional and local theaters in the Austin, Chicago, and San Francisco areas. 

Joey is also a resident company member of the Austin Playhouse, Doctuh Mistuh Productions, and the Artistic Director of Haymaker Players, a new works collective based out of Austin focused on telling original stories and community-based interview theatre. While working out of Austin as an actor and director, he has earned multiple B. Iden Payne and Austin Critics Table awards/nominations.

  • Joey Banks, a native of Austin, TX, has been working in theatre for the past fifteen years as an actor, director, writer and educator for students of all ages.

    Banks received his Master of Fine Arts from Illinois State University with a focus in Classical Acting and Civic Engagement and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southwestern University with a focus in Acting. He has performed professionally with the California Theatre Center, TheatreWorks, Austin Playhouse, ZACH Theatre, Austin Shakespeare, and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, as well as multiple regional and local theaters in the Austin, Chicago, and San Francisco areas. 

    Joey is also a resident company member of the Austin Playhouse, Doctuh Mistuh Productions, and the Artistic Director of Haymaker Players, a new works collective based out of Austin focused on telling original stories and community-based interview theatre. While working out of Austin as an actor and director, he has earned multiple B. Iden Payne and Austin Critics Table awards/nominations.