Joanie Fox

Joanie Fox is a writer/producer/director living in Portland, Oregon who began a career in the arts at the age of 11 dancing with Ballet West. At 17, she moved to Boston to train and dance professionally before moving to New York City to perform on Broadway at Radio City Music Hall with “The Wizard of Oz, Live”. From there, Joanie went on to do national tours and off-Broadway productions before studying acting and moving to Los Angeles, where she landed a recurring role on the hit TV Series ER, along with numerous film and TV appearances including Grey’s Anatomy, JAG and The Fighting Temptations. Joanie produced the North American premiere of “Wedding Dress” at Theatre 40 in Los Angeles after being granted the rights by the family of Nelson Rodríguez, Brazil’s most prolific writer, poet and playwright. The play received numerous Ovation awards and began her journey into producing. Fox is also the writer of “Skater Boy” with Paramount Pictures and MTV Films and her original screenplay, “Arranging Mia” was an official selection and award winner at the LGBT Toronto Film Festival 2017. Fox is the director/producer of the award winning short film documentary, “The Joy Block” and the director/producer of “Rise” a music video for the newest single from Pink Martini’s, China Forbes. Joanie is currently directing and producing “Beatlore”, a feature documentary about Derek Rieth, late percussionist with Pink Martini who died by suicide in 2014.