2020-Present             92Y                             www.92Y.org                                New York, NY 

Music Faculty

  • Host for Cabaret Conversations

  • Lecturer for Cabaret History and Great Performances 

  • Instructor for Exploring Cabaret, a 13 week class ending in a group performance

               2011-Present             Wingspan Arts                             www.wingspanarts.org                                New York, NY 

Teaching Artist.

  • Directed student performances of Our Town and The Crucible

  • Taught dialects to grades 9-11 in conservatory setting

  • Instructor for grades K-2.  Topics discussed include: improvisation, creating characters, rhythm, pitch, tone, stage directions, puppetry, and in role creative dramatics work

  • Instructor for grades 6-8.  Topics discussed include: improvisation, stage directions, and character analysis, objectives and tactics, diction, scene study

                  2002-2012                 Flint Youth Theatre                     www.thefyt.org                                             Flint, MI 

                   Guest Artist and Interim Resident Artist 

  • Represented the theatre in various media appearances

  • Performed alongside students as a member of the resident acting company

  • Worked with students to create an original piece based on their experiences with bullying

  • Held outreaches to area schools grades K-12 

  • Instructor for grades 3-12.  Topics discussed include improvisation, stage directions, and character analysis, and coaching college auditions

                 

                  2008 -2009                  Theatre Development Fund         www.tdf.org                                                   New York, NY 

Education Associate/Associate Editor of Play by Play Magazine 

  • Responsible for departmental budget, including invoicing schools, paying teaching artists, and purchasing tickets for student matinees, as well as creating annual budget in conjunction with Education Director and CFO  

  • Maintained databases of student alumni and magazine subscribers 

  • Led the hiring processes for two positions 

© 2015 Michael Kirk Lane                                              photography by Kevin Thomas Garcia,   Helane Blumfield, Richard Termine, James Gavin, Stephen Mosher