Allen Lang

BA, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. MFA, SUNY-Empire State College. Published plays include Chimera, White Buffalo, and The Wading Pool. Recipient of the Lipkin Playwright Award and Drury College Playwright Award. Plays produced in New York City at Pan Asian Rep, Red Shirt Entertainment, La Mama, The Nuyorician Poets Cafe, and other venues. In New York, directed new plays by Richard Vetere, Adam Kraar, Diane Luby, and Michael Schwartz. Established The River Theatre Company in Central Wisconsin with a company of local players. Directed, toured with the work of Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, Slawomir Mrozek, David Lindsay Abaire, and John Patrick Shanley, among others. Performances presented on NPR, shopping malls, street festivals, bus stops, parking lots, and abandoned stores, as well as more traditional venues. Conducted theatre workshops for participants of all ages in New York City, Yonkers, Westchester County, and throughout the United States and abroad. Wrote, directed, and performed in original plays presented in schools, community centers, and museums in Yonkers, Westchester County, and beyond. Recipient of grants from the National Endowment of the Arts, The Wisconsin Council of the Arts. Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Outreach co-director; Artistic director of the Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Program, 2007-2010. SLC, 1998–

Courses taught in Theatre

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Methods of Theatre Outreach
  • Methods of Theatre Outreach—Group B
2012-2013
  • Methods of Theatre Outreach
2011-2012
  • Methods of Theatre Outreach

Courses taught in MFA Theatre Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Methods of Theatre Outreach
  • Methods of Theatre Outreach—Group B

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