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Joan Lydia Wahl

Joan Lydia Wahl, American magazine editor.

Background

  • Wahl, Joan Lydia was born on October 18, 1935 in New York City. Daughter of Michael and Faye (Blaustein) Wahl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Theatre Arts, University Miami (Florida), 1954. Elementary school certified, University Miami (Florida), 1961. Secondary school certified, University Miami (Florida), 1956.

    Career

    • Teacher Auburndale Elementary School, Miami, 1962-1964. Teacher Conway Elementary School, Orlando, Florida, 1964-1965, Park Avenue Elementary School, Winter Park, 1965-1966, Mollie Ray Elementary School, Orlando, 1966-1967, Lakemont Elementary School, Winter Park, 1967-1968, Aloma Elementary School, Winter Park, 1968-1975. Author, writer Sunshine Artists Magazine, 1971-1975, editor, 1975-1978, executive editor Longwood, Florida, since 1978.

      Founder, director Foxy Productions, comedy troupe, since 1991.

    Works

    • Producer, director Puppets for Safety, Cablevision Center Florida, 1991.

    Membership

    President Women's Artist Group, Longwood, since 1989, Writers/Playwrights Center Florida, Winter Park, 1978-1984. Executive director Children's Theatre on Tour, Ltd., Winter Park, 1984-1985. Founder, president Center Florida Puppet Guild, Longwood, 1987-1989, 91—, Joan Wahl's Puppet Theatre Company, Longwood, 1984-1989, Wahl's Puppet Productions, since 1992.

    Member Florida Motion Picture/television Association, Puppeteers of America, Southern Theatre Conference, Florida Theatre Conference, Florida Magazine Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, crafts, accordion, puppetry, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Sy M. Boorstein, November 15, 1955. Children: Lynne, Deborah, Holly.
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    Born October 18, 1935
    • 1954
      University Miami (Florida)
    • 1961
      University Miami (Florida)
    • 1956
      University Miami (Florida)
    • 1962 - 1964
      Teacher, Auburndale Elementary School
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1964 - 1965
      teacher, Conway Elementary School
      Orlando, Florida, United States
    • 1965 - 1966
      teacher, Conway Elementary School
      Winter Park, Florida, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      teacher, Conway Elementary School
      Orlando, Florida, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      teacher, Conway Elementary School
      Winter Park, Florida, United States
    • 1968 - 1975
      teacher, Conway Elementary School
      Winter Park, Florida, United States
    • 1971 - 1975
      author, Sunshine Artists Magazine
    • 1971 - 1975
      writer, Sunshine Artists Magazine
    • 1975 - 1978
      author, Sunshine Artists Magazine
    • 1975 - 1978
      writer, Sunshine Artists Magazine
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