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Claudia Louise Nicole Robitaille Edit Profile

also known as Claudia Louise Nicole Belleau

educator , writer , artistic director

Claudia Louise Nicole Robitaille, American Artistic director, writer, educator. Recipient A.C.C.E.S.S. Art award, 1994. Chair board directors Gr. Fall River Family Planning Council, 1980-1981; battered women advocate Citizens for Citizens, Fall River, 1980-1981; regional coordinator consultant American Adoption Congress, Washington, 1995. Member National Organization for Women, New England Artists Trust.

Background

Robitaille, Claudia Louise Nicole was born on July 31, 1953 in Trois-Riviéres, Québec, Canada. Daughter of Louis Joseph and Medical Corps Renée (LaRivière) Robitaille.

Education

Bachelor in England, University Dartmouth, 1978. Master of Arts in England, Creative Writing, Brown University, 1986.

Career

Co-editor, Siren: A Women's Journal, N. Dartmouth, Massachusetts, 1976-1978;coordinator residency project, artist in residence, poet, Bristol Cmty. College, Fall River, Massachusetts, 1980-1981;writing tutor, Brown U., Providence, Rhode Island, 1984-1986;committee consultant, Parenting Stress Index-TECH, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1986-1993;artistic director, A.C.C.E.S.S. Art Corporation International, New Bedford, since 1994. Freelance journalist, 1979-1986.

President of the board directors A.C.C.E.S.S. Art Corp.Internat., New Bedford, 1994-1996. Teacher Write for Life workshops, U. Massachusetts, Dartmouth College, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (plays) The Miracle of Why We're Here, 1986 (Rites & Reason Play-Rites Festival award), The Burgundy Letters, 1987, (theater multi-media) Earth Medicine, 1991, (Massachusetts Cultural Council award), (performance piece) Transformation Tales, 1992, (Massachusetts Cultural Council award).

Membership

Chair board directors Gr. Fall River Family Planning Council, 1980-1981. Battered women advocate Citizens for Citizens, Fall River, 1980-1981.

Regional coordinator consultant American Adoption Congress, Washington, 1995. Member National Organization for Women, New England Artists Trust.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: film, video, cycling, dance, sailing, tennis.

Connections

Life partner Thomas Alan Grace.

father:
Louis Joseph Robitaille

mother:
Medical Corps Renée (LaRivière) Robitaille