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Ms. Harriet Lynn

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Producer and Artistic Director

111 W. University Parkway Penthouse 3
Baltimore , Maryland 21210
United States

Company Description: Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium is a professional arts, entertainment and educational organization founded in 1994 to provide a total consulting, programming,...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • BFA , Dance and Theatre
    The Boston Conservatory
  • MS
  • MS degree , Administration
    University of Maryland University College
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"She touched so many people," ..., 1 Jan 2015 [cached]
"She touched so many people," says Harriet Lynn, founder of the Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium and Shub's cousin.
The director is Harriet Lynn ..., 31 July 2014 [cached]
The director is Harriet Lynn of Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium.
Harriet Lynn - Senior Theatre Resource Center, 2 May 2014 [cached]
Harriet Lynn
Harriet Lynn
Harriet Lynn, BFA, MS, has spent her career in theatre, dance, film, radio, television, arts education, and oral history. She has a BFA from The Boston Conservatory in Dance and Theatre and a MS in Administration from the University of Maryland University College.
In her early 'gypsy days,' Harriet appeared in national touring shows of Hello, Dolly! and in On A Clear Day You Can See Forever. Ms. Lynn continues to perform in her one-woman cabaret style show, Ella Shields: The Woman Behind the Man, now included in the recent edition of the Oxford Dictionary National Biography.
Ms. Lynn is the founder of Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium. Since 1994 she has produced and directed numerous museum theatre, living history, oral history theatre performances, and Senior Theatre programs locally, regionally, and nationally. She also collaborated with the Baltimore Museum of Art in their Recollection: Life Through Art and Levy's Ghost. She serves as a consultant to the Maryland Historical Society as co-program manger/director for the new Maryland Historical Society Players, see
Harriet Lynn was the Artistic Director of the Howard County (MD) Arts Council's celebrated Fabulous 50+ Players for ten years, as director and choreographer. Their work appeared in theWashington Post, Baltimore Sun, and other publications.
Currently Harriet is working with the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture at the University of Maryland as she directs For All the World to Hear, a powerful oral history performance of ten seniors sharing their experiences in the civil rights movement.
In honor of her mother, Ruth Garbis (1920-2011), a talented poet, Harriet has revived a senior citizens' poetry contest in which her mother was the winner in 1985.
Lynn is a member of International Museum and Theatre Alliance, Oral History Mid-Atlantic Region (former board member), Maryland Women's Heritage Center, Baltimore Theatre Alliance (a founding board member) and the Greater Baltimore Theatre Alliance as well as a member of Actors Equity Association, AFTRA, and SAG.
Watch Harriet in her national commercial.
Harriet Lynn Producer/Artistic Director Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium 116 W, University Parkway, P-3 Baltimore MD 21210 Phone/fax: 410-235-4457
Harriet Lynn (Independent ..., 30 Jan 2012 [cached]
Harriet Lynn (Independent Professional, Baltimore, MD) IMTAL - Elections 2012 - Candidate for Member at Large Member Relations - Harriet Lynn
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Candidate for Member at Large: Member Relations:
Harriet Lynn
Harriet Lynn is a communicator in both language and movement. She is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory with a B.F.A. in Dance and Drama and earned a M.S. degree in Administration from University of Maryland University College. Ms Lynn is also a professional speaker, producer, director, actor, choreographer, dancer, playwright, and media trainer throughout an active and diverse career.
Ms. Lynn is a member of the International Museum Theatre Alliance, (IMTAL) and member of such professional unions as the Screen Actors Guild, and longtime member of the *Actors Equity Association and *American Federation of Television & Radio Artists. Ms. Lynn served on the board of OHMAR (Oral History of the Mid-Atlantic Region) and was founding board member of the Baltimore Theatre Alliance and participated actively in the founding of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance. She also serves on the Maryland Women's Heritage Center program committee and consultant to the Carroll's Hundred Foundation project to create a living history venue in Baltimore City.
Ms. Lynn has been a guest lecturer on several cruise lines in such areas as Indonesia, South East Asia, China and Europe.
In 1994, Harriet Lynn, founded Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium providing theatre arts programs for museums, historical societies, theatres and special events. Ms. Lynn has worked with many and various museums in the area of museum theatre including at present the Maryland Historical Society, the Jewish Museum of MD, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Walter Art Museum, the Maryland Science Museum, Port Discovery and others. She produced and directed, a world premiere, "Levy's Ghost", aboard the historic ship, the Constellation. Ms. Lynn is the playwright and performer in her one-woman show, "Ella Shields: The Woman Behind the Man", about a Baltimore-born vaudevillian and world famous British Music Hall legendary male impersonator. Ms. Lynn has performed her one-woman show for audiences in London, Cape May ,Las Vegas, the Queen Mary 2 and recently in October 2011 aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Independence of the Seas and featured as a guest lecturer. Ms. Lynn as "Ella Shields" was one of only ten women chosen throughout the country to participate in the Women Chautauqua Institute (WCI) sponsored by the Missouri Humanities Council with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Ms. Lynn recently authored a biography of Ella Shields at the request of the Oxford University Press for the upcoming 2012 edition of the Oxford Dictionary National Biography.
Ms. Lynn is featured on (Who's Who) on the Senior Theatre website,
Harriet Lynn created and facilitated" "East Side-West Side Life Stories" and "Life Stories/Life Lessons" oral history theatre productions. These programs have been well received and performed at various museums, theatres and national conferences. Harriet Lynn designed "Life Stories-The Playshop"! an oral history theatre workshop and presented at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) and Senior Theatre League of America's Conference in St. Louis, MO. Ms. Lynn is known nationally for working with older adults in theatre and participated in ReActions in a theatre event in New Orleans using oral history in performance based on stories of survivors of Hurricane Katrina and also presented at a OHMAR Conference at Columbia University. Ms. Lynn served ten seasons as Director of the Fabulous 50+ Players, a nationally recognized senior theatre company, as a program of the Howard County Arts Council and was Executive Producer/Artistic Director of the award winning Pumpkin Theatre, a children's non-profit theatre organization for 1995 - 1998.
In addition, Ms. Lynn has also taught hundreds of individuals over the years how to be effective communicators at the podium, on-camera and interpersonal communications for national government agencies, corporations businesses and educational institutions.
Maryland Humanities Council » Jr., 9 Sept 2013 [cached]
An Oral History, Performance and Digital Humanities Outreach Project of the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC by Harriet Lynn
Harriet Lynn
Harriet Lynn, BFA, MS, (oral historian, performance director/dramaturge for For All the World to Hear: Stories from the Struggle for Civil Rights) is founder/producer/artistic director of Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium. As a museum theatre consultant she works with various museums and educational organizations providing museum theatre, living history and oral history programming since 1994. She is a member of AAM, IMTAL, OHMAR and SAG-AFTRA.
Tags: Center for Art Design and Visual Culture, Civil Rights movement, For All the World to Hear, For All the World to See, Harriet Lynn, Heritage Players, Jr., Martin Luther King, Maryland Humanities Council, Maryland Humanities Council grants, Maryland stories, MHC, oral histories, UMBC, University of Maryland Baltimore County
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