J U D D   L E A R   S I L V E R M A N

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Pace University, NYC – Fall 2010-present

English 110: Composition and Research (CAP program)

English 120: Literature and Criticism (CAP program)

Lit 211D, Man vs Society - Shakespeare

Harlem Children’s Zone – Employment & Technology Center, Fall 2009-Fall 2010

                Teacher, After School Theater Program for Teens

Teacher/Coordinator, The Calhoun School, Fall 2004-Spring 2006

Teacher,  All 5th Grade Theater Classes

After School Theater Program 5th & 6th Graders

Teaching & Workshops: playwriting, directing, acting, stage makeup

Promotional Materials, Mary Lea Johnson Performing Arts Center

Instructor, Henry Street Settlement/Abrons Arts Center, Winter 1999-Spring 2008

               Introduction to Playwriting (Adults) (1999-2008)

               Urban Youth Theater Playwrights Workshop

               Audition Workshop and Coaching (Teens)

               Intermediate Acting (Adults)(Substitute)

               Intermediate & Advanced Acting (Teens)(Substitute)

Asst. Professor (Substitute) (Adj. Lecturer and Subst. Full Time Instructor), Brooklyn College (CUNY),Fall 1992 to June 1999

Scene Study, Introduction to Acting, Introduction to Theatre Arts, Stage Makeup, Computer Technology for Theater Artists,     Student Crew Course

Adjunct Lecturer, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, Spring 1994

               The College Experience, (a college prep/student development course)

               (adapted by instructor for Russian immigrant population at Brooklyn site)

Instructor, Church Avenue Merchants Block Association, March 1992 to December 1992

               Introductory Level Computer (Word Perfect 5.1)

               Secondary Level Computer (Word Perfect 5.1, Lotus 123, Database Program)

Eight Week Acting Workshop, The Meat & Potatoes Company, NYC

Substitute Teaching, Acting for Television, Pace University, NYC

Substitute Teaching Graduate & Undergraduate Design, Prop Construction, Brooklyn College, NYC

Private Coaching

Computer Instruction in Word Perfect and Lotus



EDDIE HAS ALLERGIES, children’s fantasy, Ernest Silliman Books/Lulu, 2006

TRUTH IN ADVERTISING, a one-act, ArtAGe Publications, 2008

NEVER WEAR A DEAD MAN’S SHOES, a one-act, ArtAge Publications, 2004


Published by Samuel French, Inc. - best of the XVII Annual Off-Off- Broadway One-Act Festival, 1992

Various articles in THE CUNY STAGE, theater newsletter for  City University of New York



MFA, Brooklyn College, Department of Theatre (Directing)

               Brooklyn College, NYC, September 1993

AB, Theatre Arts and Semiotics, Brown University, Providence, RI

               Class of 1979 (magna cum laude)



Casting Director, YOU CONNECT THE DOTS (dir. Bill Beirne)

      video installation,  Whitney Museum, Fall 1991 -  24 actors to play in recreations in and around the Whitney



Member (Associate), Dramatists Guild of America

Member, Charles Maryan's Playwrights/Directors Workshop, NYC

Member, Actors’ Studio Process Unit (Playwrights & Directors)



Finalist, Dayton Playhouse FutureFest 2005 (voted Audience Favorite)

Winning Finalist, Stage 3 Theater Company Festival of New Plays, 2002

Winner, 2000 Turnip Theater Festival, NYC (Best Play & Audience Favorite)

Winner, Berrilla Kerr Foundation, for Playwriting, NYC, 1997

Winner, Best of the XVII Annual Off-Off- Broadway One-Act Festival, NYC, 1992

Wilson Lehr Award, Brooklyn College, 1992

Susan Colver Rosenberger Award, Brown University, 1979

Resumes in Writing, Directing, Administration,  and Acting are available upon request.