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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Lyn Dohaney

lecturer in theatre

Introduction to Theatre
Can Creativity Save the World Lab

Lyn graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University’s School of Fine Arts with a BFA in Theatre Performance and was awarded a PhD in Drama from Tufts University. She received additional training in acting as an intern at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and later studied with Rondi Reed of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Lyn was a founding member of Off the Cuff, an improvisational comedy troupe in Cincinnati, and Red Key Productions, an ensemble theatre company in Chicago.

Her areas of specialization are English and Irish Theatre during the Restoration and 18th Century, and early 20th Century American women playwrights. Lyn’s article on playwright Israel Horovitz was published in the Dictionary of Literary Biography.