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playwright , theater director

Helen Laura Duberstein, American Playwright, theater director. Member Dramatists Guild, Poetry Society of America, League of Professional Theater Women, Pen American Center (judge poetry Prison Writing, 1988; liason Outreach Committee, 1987-1988).

Background

Duberstein, Helen Laura was born on June 3, 1926 in New York City. Daughter of Jacob M. and Beatrice (Lieberman) Duberstein.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, City College of New York, 1946.

Career

Playwright-in-residence Circle Repertory Theatre Company, New York City, 1969-1974, 79. Leader Wilma Project University Philadelphia, 1976. Playwright-in-residence University Hartford, 1977-1978, Interlochen Academy of Arts, Michigan, 1979.

Artistic director Theatre for New City, 1974-1979. Recorder Luis Valdez workshop, University Baltimore, 1979-1980. Playwright 1st International Symposium, Munich, 1988, Spiderwoman Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Playwright-in-residence Circle at Woodstock, New York, 1971, Goucher College, 1977. Playwright, director 4 Corners workshop, New York, 1981, 89. Guest lecturer Manhattan Community College, 1987.

Teacher New York University, 1987.

Membership

Member Dramatists Guild, Poetry Society of America, League of Professional Theater Women, Pen American Center (judge poetry Prison Writing, 1988. Liason Outreach Committee, 1987-1988).

Connections

Married Victor Lipton. Children: Jackie Frances, Irene Judith.

father:
Jacob M. Duberstein

mother:
Beatrice (Lieberman) Duberstein

spouse:
Victor Lipton

children:
Jackie Frances Duberstein

Irene Judith Duberstein