Lindsey Buller Maliekel

Lindsey Buller Maliekel is the Director of Education / Public Engagement for the New Victory Theater (American for the Arts Education Award recipient, 2008) and oversees all programs and content for family audiences as well as the theater's youth development programs. She manages a roster of over 50 teaching artists, as well as continuing to teach in the schools and family programs throughout the year. Prior to joining the New Victory Theater in 2004, she created and taught curricula for the Creative Arts Team. As the Associate Director of Summer Theater Institute, she worked with youth from around the world to devise original theater. Lindsey has been a consultant, curriculum writer and Master Teaching Artist for such organizations as Girls Leadership Institute, TheatreWorks: Silicon Valley, and StageWrite. She is also a Thesis Advisor for the first American Masters program in Applied Theatre at City University of New York and on the National Advisory Board for Teaching Artists Guild as well as leading projects focusing on Teaching Artistry for the National Guild Conference. In 2014, under her oversight, the New Victory Usher Corps program won the National Arts and Humanities award, given by Michelle Obama for outstanding programs in creative youth development. She received her Masters degree from the Gallatin School at New York University focusing on Theater as a Tool for Communication and Learning.