Rosalind Flynn

Rosalind Flynn

Theater Education Expert

Education

Ph.D. in Educational Drama, University of Maryland

B.A. in Drama, The Catholic University of America

Introduction

  • Head of the Master of Arts in Theatre Education degree program at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
  • Ph.D. in ​educational drama from the University of Maryland
  • Kennedy Center Teaching Artist 
  • Published articles on educational drama in Dramatics, Youth Theatre Journal, Language Arts, English Journal, Teaching Artist Journal, Teaching Theatre, and The Reading Teacher

Experience

Rosalind Flynn is a former a theater education expert and writer. She is the head of the Masters of Arts in Theatre Education (MATE) degree program at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is also a national teaching artist whose workshops for teachers were developed in collaboration with the Education Department of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. 

Rosalind's articles on educational drama have been published in Dramatics, Youth Theatre Journal, Language Arts, English Journal, Teaching Artist Journal, Teaching Theatre, and The Reading Teacher. She is also the author of two books on the educational uses of drama: A Dramatic Approach to Reading Comprehension and Dramatizing the Content with Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre.

Since 1994, Rosalind has conducted educational drama workshops for students and teachers from 43 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Shanghai, China. 

Education

Rosalind holds a doctorate in educational drama from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor's degree in drama from The Catholic University of America. 

Awards and Publications

  • A Dramatic Approach to Reading Comprehension: Strategies and Activities for Classroom Teachers
  • Dramatizing the Content with Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre
  • Tableau Classroom Drama Activities: Active Learning via Silent, Still Images

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