Become the story. Experience Jewish tradition and history in a way you never imagined. Using instruments, sound environments, and transformative props, Katherine’s unique interactive story dramas bring new life to ancient tales of the Jewish people, connecting audiences of all ages to their past, inspiring generations for the future.
Actor, storyteller, Katherine Lyons is a Master Teaching Artist for the Wolf Trap Foundation and performs a one-woman show on Immigration for the Jewish Museum of Maryland and the Baltimore Museum of Industry. She leads a workshop series, "Becoming The Voices", with middle and high school students, working with Holocaust survivors to create a re-telling of their story for performance and “become the voices” for their generation.
Her assembly program, "Transformation Imagination", and workshop/residency program, "The Drama of Metamorphosis" are presented through young Audiences of Maryland and The Maryland State Arts Council.
Katherine’s comprehensive repertoire of biblical characters, holiday performances, adult programming, family-oriented and school-based dramatizations, are available for synagogues, youth groups, community-wide events and more.
Katherine has performed for The National Theatre, Chizuk Amuno Congregation, Walters Art Gallery, Peabody Institute, Maryland Historical Society, Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, Center for Jewish Education, Children’s Theatre Association, Washington Hebrew Congregation...
"Ms. Lyons is the consummate performer, a joy to observe. I highly recommend her to any group who wishes to spend a thrilling hour that they will never forget."
Director, Stulman Center for Adult Learning
Chizuk Amuno Congregation