The Ben Franklin Academy

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Director of Media Services

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Dr. Pamela Turner, Ben Franklin Academy

Dr. Pamela Turner

A.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Department / Position

Director of Theatre & Film


Phone Number

Business Phone: 404-633-7404



Pamela came to Ben Franklin after serving as Interim Chair of the Theatre Department at Agnes Scott College. A native Pacific Northwester, she has a PhD in Performance Theory and Symbolic Anthropology from Emory University, an MA in Dramatic Criticism and Intellectual History also from Emory, and a B.A. in Theatre with a minor in Art from Portland State University. Pamela teaches Theatre, Film, and Creative Writing. She is also an active theatre professional and playwright with production credits in the United States, Europe, and the Pacific. Pamela is the Atlanta Regional Rep for the Dramatists Guild of America, Conference Planner for the Playwrights group of the Association of Theatre in Higher Education, and co-Founding Artistic Director of Multi-Shades, Atlanta.

“I am always learning from my students, and those at Ben Franklin continue to remind me that the creative mind is a glorious place.”

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