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educator , playwright

Jonathan Frederick Levy, American Playwright. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Dramatists Guild.

Background

Levy, Jonathan Frederick was born on February 20, 1935 in New York City. Son of Milton Jerome and Sylvia (Narins) Levy.

Education

AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1956. Master of Arts with distinction, Columbia University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1966.

Career

Associate department humanities, Juilliard School, 1960-1961;preceptor/associate department English, Columbia College, 1960-1974;senior fellow, Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, 1973-1978;associate professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1978-1984;professor theatre arts, State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1984;distinguished teaching professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1992. Visiting professor Brandeis U., 1979, 86, Sarah Lawrence College, 1984, Columbia University, 1995, Harvard Graduate School Education, 1993s. Instructor writing workshop Bennington College, 1978.

Lecturer department speech University of California, 1963-1964. Vis.scholar Columbia University Department English, 1981-1982, Harvard University, since 1985. Chiefexaminer theatre arts International Baccalaureate, since 1988.

Artist-in-residence Hampshire College, 1978. Consultant Arizona State University, since 1988. Co-chairman theatre youth panel National Endowment for Arts, 1979-1981, theatre policy panel, 1980-1981.

President Playwrights for Children's Theatre, 1971-1975.

Works

Membership

Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Dramatists Guild.

Connections

Son of Milton Jerome and Sylvia (Narins) L. M. Geraldine Carro, 1968 (deceased). 1 child, Catherine Sylvia.

father:
Milton Jerome Levy

mother:
Sylvia (Narins) Levy

spouse:
Geraldine Carro

child:
Catherine Sylvia Levy