Saturday, January 9, 2016

Meet the Faculty: Introducing Cindy Lewis!

Cindy Lewis teaches Introduction to Dramatic Art (DRAM 105) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:35 - 11:00.

Professor Lewis is thrilled to be onboard at City College as an adjunct professor. She holds a Master of Arts in Theatre with an Education emphasis from San Diego State University where she taught Theatre for Young Audiences and was a teaching assistant for Introduction to Theatre and the History of Film Classics.  She holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of New Mexico where she wrote for the culture and art section of The Daily Lobo. Currently she is a director and teaching artist with San Diego Junior Theatre in Balboa Park and at Paradise Hills Elementary, where she teaches literacy through acting and produces a show for each classroom.

She lived in St. Louis from 2012-14, where she was the Youth Theatre and Arts Camp Director for the Jewish Community Center. She produced six shows a year and led ten weeks of art camp that included dance, yoga, and playwriting at the JCC. She was also a teaching artist and actor with Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis.

Prior to moving to the Midwest, she worked as a teaching artist, director, and actor mentor with LifePlay Productions, North Coast Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Playwrights Project, and the San Diego Unified School District for six years. Locally, she has performed at North Coast Repertory Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre, Scripps Ranch Theatre, Coronado Playhouse, Sixth@ Penn, and with Black Kat Theatre. Cindy is also a published writer and playwright of Bus+ed, a site-specific play that tackles student relationships on an actual school bus, which is studied in the Theatre and Social Issues Class at City College. 

Welcome, Cindy!

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