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Theater company executive

Cynthia Anne Birkett, American theater company executive. Recipient Oli award Artists/Peers and Colleagues Theater Administrators, 1991. Fundraiser United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Kansas City and Chicago, 1969-1991, Salvation Army, Chicago, 1980-1985; member Overland Park Christian Church, 1969-1980. Member Daughters of the American Revolution, National Geographic Society, Smithsonian Institute.

Background

Birkett, Cynthia Anne was born on October 31, 1960 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Alan Kendal and Barbara Jean (Burnett) Birkett.

Education

Student, Baker University, 1980.

Career

Dance instructor, receptionist, office manager, sales representative, Nina Molleson Overland Park (Kansas) School of Dance, 1972-1980;manager, instructor, Kinetics Fitness Center, Evanston and Chicago, 1980-1985;assistant to Lea Darwin, Giordano Dance Center, Evanston, 1980-1982;partner, owner, Kinetic's Fitness/Portess Medical Center, Chicago, 1984-1985;operations director, Center Theater Ensemble & Training Center Actors, Dirs., Playwrights, Chicago, since 1985. Works with numerous actors, Chicago, 1990-1992.

Achievements

  • Avocations: dance, singing, painting, physics and mathematics, writing. F C.

Membership

Fundraiser United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Kansas City and Chicago, 1969-1991, Salvation Army, Chicago, 1980-1985. Member Overland Park Christian Church, 1969-1980. Member Daughters of the American Revolution, National Geographic Society, Smithsonian Institute.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Dance, singing, painting, physics and mathematics, writing.

Connections

father:
Alan Kendal Birkett

mother:
Barbara Jean (Burnett) Birkett