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Lenni Kmiec
  Actor's Equity Association

Recent News
Classes & Upcoming Projects

This spring, Lenni directed Iowa Conservatory's first musical: Little Women!

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Lenni completed a successful run directing ICON's inaugural production: Waiting for Lefty by Clifford Odets


Lenni is heading to Paris this June to speak at the Paris Conference of Arts & Humanities about the benefits of rehearsal-based practices in the classroom

Looking for summer training? Come study with Lenni at ICON this summer! Boarding options for those from out of state.

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Lenni completed her Advanced & final  Teaching Certification from the Royal Shakespeare Company this fall in Stratford-upon-Avon!  She is now the second US based theatre practitioner to hold this certification.  Her final course was under the tutelage of former RSC artistic director, Gregory Doran. 

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Lenni is named the new  Theatre Department Chair at ICON—Iowa Conservatory


ITDP: GREECE summer 2024!

Lenni & an incredible team of theatre professionals from the US & Greece head to the island of Naxos in Greece to teach theatre this summer!

Teaching & Learning Shakespeare Through Theatre Based Practice is available on Amazon! Lenni is a contributing author for a new book published by the Arden Shakespeare and co-authored by the former head of education at the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Lenni  headed to her alma mater, Wagner College, this past October to teach a special Shakespeare & Text  workshop for WCT and other Wagner students!

Lenni enjoyed teaching theatre  & Shakespeare for 2-weeks in the Cayman Islands in July 2022!

Lenni had a great time choreographing "CABARET" for the Wellesley College Theatre department which went up in Dec 2022.

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