The Catholic University of America

Head of the Program

Rosalind Flynn

B.A., The Catholic University of America
M.Ed., University of Maryland
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Head of the Master of Arts in Theatre Education program

Dr. Flynn is a practicing Teaching Artist who works both locally in the Washington, DC area and nationally. Her national touring workshops for teachers were developed in collaboration with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Since 1994, she has worked with students and teachers from 43 states and the District of Columbia. She focused her doctoral research and dissertation on the use of drama as a learning method. She is the author of two books on arts-integrated teaching strategies: A Dramatic Approach to Reading Comprehension and Dramatizing the Content with Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre, Grades 6-12. Her articles have appeared in Teaching Theatre, Dramatics, Youth Theatre Journal, Language Arts, English Journal, Teaching Artist Journal, and The Reading Teacher. To read more about Dr. Flynn’s work and the MATE students and program, please visit her Dramatic Approaches to Teaching blog.

Courses: The Teaching of Theatre; Drama in Education, Parts 1 and 2.

If you have applied or plan to apply, please contact the Head of the Program, Rosalind Flynn.


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Head of the Program