ELLA & FRIENDS Around Town
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Ella Joyce plays Clifton's Mom in "NINA"
Ella dancing at Bronzeville party.
Ella Joyce as Sarah in Tyler Perry's TEMPTATION
"PREACHER'S KID". Filmed in Atlanta.
Ella plays Sister Watkins.
Ella at for Tyler Perry's Temptation premiere in Atlanta.
-photo by Dan Martin
Ella Joyce as Sheila in "Being Mary Jane" on BET
Ella hosting Daytime Theatre Awards at Saban Theater
Ella Joyce and Richard Lawson in "Being Mary Jane" episode #303-"Sparrow"
Ella Joyce plays Sarah in Tyler Perry's TEMPTATION
Ella Joyce & Richard Lawson in "Being Mary Jane" (episode #303) Sparrow
ELLA in photo with Morgan Freeman.
ELLA JOYCE in her Jeff Award winning role of Lily Ann Green in Lynn Nottage's "Crumbs From The Table
"BELLE's" - Ella plays Gladys
BELLE'S -family cast
Ella Joyce in scene in movie "Lucky Girl" starring LeToya Luckett
Ella Joyce & Hawthorne James in "Lucky Girl"
in photo with Miguel Nunez on set of "Belle's" - TVOne - wonderful summer July 2012.
ELLA at "Hopelessly In June" Hollywood premiere. (June 2011)
ELLA (as Eleanor) in photo with Roc (Charles S. Dutton)
Ella Joyce with Mom (Bunnie Hoye) & Sister (Wandra Loggins) at "TEMPTATION" premiere in Atlanta
Ella at "BELLE'S" set
Ella Joyce receives Key To The City Of Ft. Lauderdale after performance Tribute to Rosa Parks
Ella with youth after performance in Fairfax, Virginia (Feb. 09)
Inner City News (cover) New Haven, CT
Ella in front of Larry Leon Hamlin's plaque at National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF 2009).
Ella in Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at charity benefit in Wash.,D.C.
in JET -- Long Beach at Judge Mablean's Father's Day event 2010
Ella is 'Sister Watkins' in Warner Bros. "PREACHER'S KID"
"A Rose Among Thorns"
Tribute to Rosa Parks
IHM Quarterly (Summer 2010) Newsletter article, arranged by Marilyn Meadows.
Judge Mablean on MLK DAY Jan. 15, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA
Wonderful reception by The Muslim Journal in Louisville, KY (Dec. 2010)
A Rose Among Thorns performed in Louisville, KY.
A ROSE AMONG THORNS in Detroit presented by Liberty Temple Baptist Church
Mrs. Ella-Joyce Martin
ELLA JOYCE in "The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler on Tom Joyner's Cruise 2008
ELLA JOYCE in "Dead Of Winter" as Nancy Calderbank, the 911 Operator (aired on Chiller Network.
Live Stage Performance
"A Rose Among Thorns, a Tribute to Rosa Parks"
-photo by Adria Hughes
KINK PHOBIA: Journey Through A Black Woman's Hair
(still available for download...)
riding up Pacific Coast Hwy to a film set...
ELLA as Mary in "A Simple Promise".
Ella as Mrs Meyers in "Hopelessly In June"
"Hopelessly In June" with Keith David.
Ella in photo with LIONS Calvin Johnson in hometown Detroit at Baker's Keyboard Lounge.
ELLA in "Willie & Esther"at The Black Academy Of Arts & Letters (Curtis King).
Ella at National Black Theatre Festival - Winston-Salem, NC
Ella Joyce & Jurnee Smollett-Bell at Tyler Perry's Temptation screening Atlanta March 2013
Ella Joyce at Ebony Magazine event.
"Selma, Lord Selma"
Ella Joyce with Laurence Fishburne in original production of TWO TRAINS RUNNING at Seattle Rep
Ella plays Det. Waller in SET IT OFF. (in photo with John McGinley, directed by F. Gary Gray)
Ella is the Nurse in BUBBA HO-TEP, directed by Don Coscarelli
ROC originally premiered on Fox Network.
Ella with Garrett Morris and Vincent Cook in early TVOne Show "Bid Whist Throwdown".
Ella as Sexy Vampire Dream
"Roc & Eleanor"
Lady Ella & Masked Man Dan
Ella Joyce received "Best Supporting Actress" from BTAA
Ella Joyce as Valaida Snow in "Hot Snow"
invited to NAACP Image Awards.
Ella in photo with Paul Mooney
Ella Joyce & Keith David in "Hopelessly In June" directed by Vincent Brantley.
Ella with Rocky Carrol
Ella hosting charity fashion show.
Ella in photo with Paul Newman
Ella in photo with Dick Gregory
Ella in photo with Sidney Poitier.
Ella performing in "Forever My Darlin" at AUDELCO event.
stage set for "A Rose Among Thorns"
a Tribute to Rosa Parks
Ella in photo with Tami Roman and
Ed. Weinberger of "Belle's"
Ella appears in "Reality Bites"
Ella in photo with dear friend,Yolanda King.
Ella on Detroit Riverfront.
a scene from "Hopelessly In June"
Ella Joyce received SPECIAL RECOGNITION THEATRE AWARD from the late
Larry Leon Hamlin, Founder of N
Ella in photo with Larry Leon Hamlin
"SALVATION" directed by Bruce Schwartz
Ella as Detective Waller
Dan Martin & Ella Joyce
Ella at NBTF next to Lloyd Richards (Yale), and Sidney Portier.
Ella in photo with her Mom "Bunnie" and the late Larry Leon Hamlin, Founder of NBTF
Ella Joyce and Dan Martin on cover of Black Elegance Magazine
Traveling with the cast of Ron Milner's "Don't Get God Started".
rehearsing "The Vagina Monologues" in LA.
personal letter from Lloyd Richards, Director of "Two Trains Running" 1990 (click to read)"Dear Ella
Ella in photo with Raven Larrymore Kelly. in "Preacher's Kid"
Ella as Risa in original stage production of August Wilson's "Two Trains Running" at Yale Rep.
Ella in photo with Sidney Portier at National Black Theatre event
at Ebony Magazine event.
Ella as host with Robert Guilliaume for African American Pageant in Orlando, FL
Ella with Yolanda King in "Selma, Lord Selma" filmed in Alabama.
"Who Made The Potatoe Salad" directed by Damon "Coke" Daniels.
Ella in costume (backstage) as Lily Ann Green in South Coast Rep production.
ELLA JOYCE as Lily Ann Green at the South Coast Rep in Costa Mesa in "Crumbs From The Table Of Joy"
Ella as Eleanor on "Roc"
Ella as young Sarah, and older Sarah in
Tyler Perry's Temptation
Ella Joyce as Sarah in Tyler Perry's "Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriaage Counselor"
Ella with Margaret Avery and Tommy Davidson at event
Ella with Roz Ryan and Lamman Rucker
Ella with Ed Asner at Barnsdall Theater
Ella Joyce plays Eleanor Emerson on Roc
Ella Joyce - a Force of Nature.
Ella, her Mother "Bunnie" Hoye, and actress friend Jackee
Ella Joyce, with her Mother Bunnie Hoye, and sister Wandra Loggins.
Ella in photo with Ruby Dee
Ella Joyce and Yolanda Denise King on set of "Selma, Lord Selma" in Alabama
Ella as a young dancer
Ella teaching her own FUNKACIZE trademarked recreational exercise.
Ella Joyce teaching dance Funkacize class
Ella Joyce with Calvin Johnson (Lions) at Baker's Keyboard Lounge in Detroit
Ella as Sheila on BEING MARY JANE (episode #303)
Ella in scene from LUCKY GIRL
Ella Joyce and LeToya Luckett in LUCKY GIRL
Ella Joyce as a judge at Little Miss African Amrican Pageant 2015
Ella as co-host at event
ELLA JOYCE AND DAN MARTIN in Atlanta
Ella with Divine Praise Dancers at LMAA
Ella Joyce & Robert Guilliaume in Orlando, FL judging event
The Emersons on ROC
Ella as Lily Ann Green in "Crumbs From The Table Of Joy", directed by Joe Morton
Ella Joyce & Dan Martin on cover of Black Elegance Magazine
Ella Joyce in BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Kim Fields, Garrett Morris, Tony Grant in Texas
Ella Joyce in goddess mode
Ella as Bessie in "Second Chance Christmas" TV movie
personal handwritten letter from director, Lloyd Richards
Ella Joyce, Kim Fields, Garrett Morris in "Barefoot In the Park" directed by Chuck Vinson (AEA Produ
The Emersons on "Roc"
Tyler Perry's Temptation, "Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor" - ladies
Ella Joyce at NBTFF with Sidney Portier and Lloyd Richards in N. Carolina
Ella Joyce is Det. Waller in "Set It Off" photo by D Stevens
Ella's legs, in sepia tone.
photo by: Dan Martin
Ella Joyce and Dan Martin, on the town.
Ella Joyce has Soul Power
Ella Joyce in photo with Lynn Whitfield
Ella Joyce in "Checkmates" in Bermuda
Ella Joyce in "Bossa Nova" by Kirsten Greenidge, at Yale Rep
Ella Joyce as Melanie Jackson in "Lucky Girl", directed by Greg Carter
Dinner scene in "Lucky Girl", directed by Greg Carter
"Lucky Girl" directed by Greg Carter
cast of ROC on JET cover
Ella Joyce, Lamman Rucker, Roz Ryan
"Roc" created by Stan Daniels
Ella Joyce in "The Vagina Monologues" YYP Production at Coronet Theater (LA).
Ella Joyce as Eleanor on "Roc", directed by James Burrows
scene from "Hopelessly In June"
Ella Joyce and Marcus Belgrave (2014) Detroit Jazz Festival
Ella Joyce and Joan Belgrave at Detroit Jazz Festival (2014)
Ella Joyce and husband, Dan Martin
Ella at Yates H.S. instructing filmclass students.
"Barefoot In The Park" by Neil Simon with Garrett Morris, Ella Joyce, Kim Fields
Ella Joyce receives JEFFERSON AWARD for "Crumbs From The Table Of Joy", dir. Chuck Smith
Ella Joyce with Keith David and David Oyelo in NINA
Nina family cast
Ella at Yates instructing film & entertainment students (Nov. 2015)
Ella Joyce as Sheila in "Being Mary Jane" on BET
Ella Joyce teaching Funkacize in North Hollywood, CA
Ella Joyce as Henrietta in "Future You".
Ella Joyce with Ed Asner.
Ella Joyce is a young Sun Goddess
Ella Joyce & Rocky Carrol
Ella Joyce at her opening nite for "King Hedley II" at The Matrix.
Ella Joyce with Laurence Fishburne at BRONZEVILLE Launch Party
"King Hedley II" closing nite performance.
Closing nite performance. "King Hedley" cast, director (Michele Shay), producer (Sophina Brown), pla
Ella Joyce, Ms. Bunnie, and Starletta DuPois
Final bow of King Hedley II at the Matrix.
Funkacize Class taught by Ella Joyce
Ella Joyce and husband, Dan Martiin at Bronzeville Launch Party
leading Funkacize class.