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KATHERINE LYONS

Teaching Artist - Theatre


2803 East Strathmore Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21214
(410) 254-7508 cell 410-262-7871
klyons@mindspring.com 

www.katherinelyons.com  


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts; Master Teaching Artist Baltimore/Washington and Nationwide. Residencies and Professional Development Workshops for teachers and children - Infants and Toddlers, Pre-K, K, 1989 - Present.

Young Audiences/Maryland State Arts Council; Assemblies, workshops and residencies 2010-present

The Jewish Museum Of Maryland; “The Immigrant’s Trunk Show,” 2004-Present

Chizuk Amuno Synagogue and Religious School; Drama Specialist, Storyteller, K-Adult, 1989 - Present.

Krieger Schecter Day School; Drama Instructor, Pre-K - 4th, 1990 - Present.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Arts Excel Program; Visiting Artist, Theatre, 2003 – 2006

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts; Artist In Residence Baltimore City Public Schools, Theatre Arts, K-5, 2004-2009

Center For Jewish Education; “Becoming The Voices”- Holocaust Survivors/Middle School students storytelling project, 2006-Present

Peabody Preparatory; Drama Instructor, Kaleidoscope Program, Dance Camps, 1991-2000

St. Paul’s School; Summer Theatre Program Director, 2nd- 8th grades, 2003

Children's Theatre Association, Baltimore; Creative Drama Teacher, K - 7th, 1989 - 1996.

Maryland Arts Council, Artists in Education Program; Drama residencies, 1990 - 1995.

Walters Art Gallery; Director, Theatre Arts Workshop, 2nd - 8th, Summers 1990 & 1991.

San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department; Drama Instructor, Pre-school - 7th, 1984-1989.

San Francisco Recreation Center for the Handicapped, "Theatre Unlimited"; Instructor for theatre ensemble of developmentally disabled adults, 1978-79.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

University of Virginia; B.A. Drama, Creative Arts

San Francisco State; Graduate Program, Creative Arts Education

Acting Training; Joseph Chaikin, Jerzy Grotowski and the Polish Laboratory Theatre; Alan Dienstag and the Actor's Workshop, A Traveling Jewish Theatre


ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Theatre and Storytelling Performances: Baltimore, San Francisco, New York

Film Appearances in Columbia Pictures, United Artists Productions and Independent features.

Dance, percussion