Patrice Foster

Assistant Professor of Theatre Theatre

Patrice Foster is the Acting Professor at Emory & Henry College and teaches all levels of Acting, Stage Voice and Stage Movement. 

Patrice is an Actor, Director and Educator originally from Wilmington, DE. Previously, she worked in Chicago, IL focusing on new play development and devised work. Collaborating with such companies as Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, Collaboraction, Theatre Unspeakable and The Waltzing Mechanics.

Patrice has also directed and performed in St. Louis, MO where she was nominated for best supporting actress in a drama two years in a row by Broadway World Regional Awards St. Louis. She has worked with numerous professional, educational and community venues around the country such as Barter Theatre, North Carolina Stage Company, The Magnetic Theatre, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Stray Dog Theatre, Rebel and Misfits, Mustard Seed Theatre, St. Louis Actors’ Studio and Kirkwood Theatre Guild.  


  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 
    • M.F.A in Acting 
  • Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC
    • BA in Acting

Contact Info

P.O. Box 947
Emory, Va. 24327


McGlothlin Center for the Arts