Galaxy Teaching Artist
Cynthia Mazzant is a professional actress, director/choreographer and playwright and a professional member of the Society for Stage Directors and Choreographers and the Dramatists Guild. She has been working in theatre for over 30 years and has a master’s degree in theatre from New York University. She as performed and toured throughout the United States, Europe and South America and is the Co-Artistic Director/Founder of Tempest Productions, a not-for-profit professional theatre company operating in NY/NJ/PA. She is the artistic director of the Bard in Bellefonte and the Bellefonte Journeys and teaches at Penn State University.
Students learn in a fun, experiential format as they create cross-curricular drama-based explorations of language, literature, visual art, music, movement, design, and performance. Cynthia is a professional director/choreographer, actor and playwright with over 20 years experience working with all age levels. Past residency themes have included American History, Famous Faces, Fractured Tales & Myths, Stories from Around the World, Cultural Awareness, and Conflict Resolution through Drama. Theatre residencies meet Standards in Arts & Humanities, R-W-S-L, and can be linked to History, Math and Science & Technology.