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communication and theatre arts educator

L. Lindley Powers, American communication and theatre arts educator. member Diocesan Ecumenical Commission, 1980-1984, secretary, 1980-1982; member Massachusetts Council Churches Jewish Community Council Dialogues, 1982-1984.

Background

Powers, L. Lindley was born on August 19, 1926 in Albany, New York, United States. Daughter of William Tibbits and Winifred Lispenard (Robb) Powers.

Education

AB, Smith College, 1948. Master of Arts in Speech, University Wisconsin, 1963, Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Directing, 1963, Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre and Related Arts (E.B. Fred fellow), 1968. Postdoctoral Episcopal Theological School, 1972-1974, Weston College School Theology, 1974-1975.

Career

; children: Eleanor Tibbits Spencer Tupper, Joseph Allen Powers Spencer. Married Gerald E. Fosbroke, December 17, 1976 (division 1996). Children's library New York City Public Library., 1948-1949.

Teacher, Racine, Wisconsin, 1959-1961. Director Wisconsin 4-H Drama Program, also research assistant University Wisconsin, 1961-1964. Instructor University Wisconsin, 1964-1965, 66-67, teaching assistant School Music Opera Workshop, 1965-1966.

Assistant professor drama Bridgewater (Massachusetts) State College, 1968-1969. Associate professor, director graduate study theatre education Emerson College, Boston, 1969-1971, associate professor fine arts, 1971-1976, professor, 1977-1979, founder, adviser creative service interdisciplinary program, 1974-1979. Adjunct professor Art and Religious Studies The Union Institute, Cincinnati, 1992-1996.

Conductor community and convention workshops in theatre arts. Lecturer to clergy and parishes on liturgical experience of myth and symbol. Also active in church renovation and conducting classes for lay lectors and clergy Dioceses of New Jersey and Massachusetts Vice president, board directors Church Home Society, Boston, 1973-1984.

Secretary Iona Community New World Foundation, 1977-1986. Founder, secretary, trustee Iona Cornerstone Foundation, Inc., 1981-1996, Iona Cornerstone Foundation Ltd., 1982-1996. Member Diocesan Ecumenical Commission, 1980-1984, secretary, 1980-1982.

Member Massachusetts Council Churches Jewish Community Council Dialogues, 1982-1984. Lay reader, eucharistic minister Episcopalian Church.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Proclaim the Word, 1980, also drama educational materials.

Membership

Member Diocesan Ecumenical Commission, 1980-1984, secretary, 1980-1982. Member Massachusetts Council Churches Jewish Community Council Dialogues, 1982-1984.

Connections

Married Davis Spencer, March 5, 1949 (divorced 1961).; married Gerald E. Fosbroke, December 17, 1976 (divorced 1996). Children: Eleanor Tibbits Spencer Tupper, Joseph Allen Powers Spencer.

father:
William Tibbits Powers

mother:
Winifred Lispenard (Robb) Powers

spouses:
Davis Spencer

Gerald E. Fosbroke

children:
Eleanor Tibbits Spencer Tupper Powers

Joseph Allen Powers Spencer Powers