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Valerie Lash

Howard Community College
Chairperson, Arts & Humanities Division; Professor of Theatre; Founding Director, Rep Stage AEA Theatre in Residence at
Columbia, MD
Positions at Howard Community College
Chairperson of Arts and Humanities Division
Professor of Theatre
Founding Artistic Director, Rep Stage, AEA Professional Theatre in Residence
~ Actor, Director & Designer
Executive Producer, Arts Collective
Theatre – Acting

REP STAGE - ACTING

Two by J.M. Barrie: The New Word & Mrs. Torrance
The Old Lady Shows Her Medals The Haggerty Woman
The Vagina Monologues Company
The Italian Lesson Mrs. Clancy
A Moon for the Misbegotten Josie Hogan
Three Tall Women Woman B
Dangerous Liaisons La Marquise de Merteull
Six Degrees of Separation Oulsa
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Martha
Aunt Dan and Lemon Aunt Dan
The Glass Menagerie Amanda
Marvin's Room Bessie
La Voix Humaine (The Human Voice) The Woman
Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune Frankle
Tartuffe Elmir

Favorite Roles Other Theatres

The Visit (Claire Zachanassian); The Lion in Winter (Eleanor of Aquitaine); Macbeth (Lady Macbeth); Agnes of God (Dr. Martha Livingston); Night of January 16th (Karen Andre); Equus (Hesther Salomon with Charles S. Dutton); A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Domina); Whose Life Is It Anyway? (Dr. Clare Scott); One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Nurse Ratched)

Television Acting
PBS NATIONAL TELECOURSE SERIES
For the Love of Wisdom ~ Actor & Exec Producer

HCC-TV - HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE EDUCATIONAL ACCESS
The Howard County Show with Valerie Lash - Current ~ Host

FYI - Weekly Talk Show - 5 Years ~ Host & Producer

Theatre About Town - Monthly Talk Show – 5 years ~ Host

An Evening at Smith Theatre - 3 Cultural Specials ~ Host

The Human Voice ~ Actor & Producer

Education/Training
MA & BA The Catholic University of America, Wash,DC ~ Theatre
MA Morgan State University, Balto, MD ~ Literature(Dramatic) Emp
Walt Witcover Master Works Laboratory Theatre, New York, NY ~ Acting


Teaching – 40 Years College Level - Acting I & II, Theatre Appreciation, Theatre History, Fine Arts, Humanities, Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Aesthetics

Professional Affiliations
American Theatre Association
National Council of Instructional Administrators
League of Washington Theatres
Columbia Festival of the Arts Advisory Committee
Howard County Arts Council, former Board Member
Maryland State Arts Council, former Theatre Advisory Panel Member
Howard County Celebration of the Arts, Program Member

Awards
1993 Howard County Arts Council's "Howie Award" - Artist of the Year
2003 Howard County Women’s Hall of Fame