Nicholas Linnehan

Resumes: Education & Performance/Production

EDUCATION

EDUCATION
Queens College, NYS Permanent Teaching Licenses:
Flushing, NY Early Childhood (PreK-2), Common Branch (K-6),
M.A.T. in Education, 2005 Theater Arts (K-12)
G.P.A. 3.85
 
C.W. Post College, DeSales University,
Greenvale, NY Allentown, PA
BA in Theatre, 2002 Completed 103 credits in Theatre Communications
GPA: 3.86 including English Education
Dean’s List
 

EXPERIENCE

Tutor Time Broooklyn NY 2006-2007
Center Director
• Responsible for overall vision and implementation educational programs
• Monitored lesson plans to make sure that higher learning standards were being met
• Supervised staff, which included evaluations of performance and discipline when necessary
• Planned trips and Staff/Parent meetings
● Ensured classrooms had sufficient teachers to maintain proper ratios, called substitutes teachers if
  needed
• Responsible for collecting tuition, billing, and maintaining a budget
• Completed reports, agendas and payroll

Susan E Wagner Day School Bronx NY 2006
Educational Director
• Responsible for overall vision and implementation educational programs
• Monitored lesson plans to make sure that standards were being met
• Supervised staff, which included evaluations of performance and discipline when necessary
• Planned trips and Staff meetings
● Ensures classrooms had sufficient teachers to maintain proper ratios, called substitutes teachers if
  needed

P.S. 82, Queens, NY 2004- 2005
AIS Teacher
Responsible for overall instruction and planning for Public School reading intervention program for at risk students, in compliance with NY and NYC Ed. Standards.
Implemented and taught Drama Class for second grade students.

P.S. 182, Queens, NY 2003-2004
Kindergarten Teacher
Responsible for overall instruction and planning for Public School Kindergarten, in compliance with NY and NYC Ed. Standards.
Successful completion of the LAST, ATSW, ATSP and CST tests in Elem. Ed.

T.E.S.T. Theatre, NY, NY 2004-Present
(Theatrical Experiences for Students and Teachers)
Director of Education
Responsible for overall vision and mission of educational wing.
Developed interdisciniplary lesson plans for six shows, aligned with NYS standards.
Trained staff in instruction and rationale for educational programs.
Executed fund-raising events to benefit company.
Responsible for seeking out companies and individuals that can help guide TEST’s educational outreach.

Bell National Tutoring 2004- Present
After-School Instructor
Adapt curriculum to meet NYS Higher Educational Standards for at risk 3rd graders.
Develop and present motivating lesson plans in literacy and math providing for continuity in the education process.
Foster social skills through community and team building exercises.

Our Saviour Lutheran Church & School, Jamaica, NY 2002-2003
Director of Education and Youth (K-12) Programming
Directly in charge of 9 programs, including teaching in an after-school program, administration of the Bible School Program on Saturdays, recruitment, hiring, training, and supervising teaching staff.
Accountable for directing Sunday School Program and coordinating efforts between other programs, with 35 students in Saturday Program and approximately 40 students attending Sunday School weekly.
Generate monthly council reports and newsletter articles.
Direct, train and assign over 15 volunteers in teaching effective programs.
Represent educational department, planning, team building, fundraising and supervising delegation to Atlanta, GA.
Extensive work with all age groups, youth groups and committees.
Chairman of the Youth Mentor Committee, accountable for training, coordination and conducting home visits to become familiar with children’s surrounding, their culture and understand their way of life.
Continually attend numerous and comprehensive on-going training, programming and development.
Direct annual holiday programs and pageants.
Lead Instructor in after school program, focusing on completing homework, weekly lesson plans development & educational activities.
Substitute teacher for preschool program, focusing on gross and fine motor development, coordination and educational activities.
 
Mineola Summer Day Camp, Mineola, NY 2002-2003
Drama Instructor
Coordinated recreational / educational activities for children, trained and supported new staff members.
Established an environment of respect and trust through building relationships, setting goals and nurturing accomplishments.

Saltaire Summer Day Camp, Fire Island, NY Summer ‘01
Director of Theatre
Creation / execution of end-of-season show with over 100 participants.
Supervised all aspects of the creative process leading to the production of original theatre works.
Presented training programs for staff members in theatre instruction.

HONORS & AWARDS
Scholarship Recipient in 1999 and 2000: National Theatre Workshop for the Handicapped
“The Real Story” - (well received and reviewed, original work written by myself) Produced by The Post Theatre Company, 2001
“Identity” - (well received and reviewed, original work written by myself) Produced by Queens College Committee for Disabled Students, 2004. Invited back to perform in Spring 2005.

TRAINING
Comprehensive training with professional actors and directors:
Extensive training in acting, singing, dancing, and teaching

Performance & Production

 Performer

The Merry Wives of Windsor The Merry Wives of Windsor Dr. Caius Robert Eckhart Theatre
The Real Inspector Hound Moon (Lead) Endicott Performing Arts Center
Jezus Chirst Superstar Ensemble Endicott Performing Arts Center
The Tempest Caliban Roosevelt Island Theater
Identity Mike (Lead) Nicu Spoon Theater
Pinnochio Pinnochio (Lead) Nicu Spoon Theater
Rumplestiltskin Rumplestiltskin (Lead) Nicu Spoon Theater
An Actor's Life Ensemble Manhattan Repertory Theater
Inherit the Wind Meeker TEST Theater
The Last of Mrs. Lincoln Porter TEST Theater
The Andersonville Trial Hosmer TEST Theater
The Gift Steve (Lead) Love Creek Productions
Midsummer Nights Dream Starveling True North Ensemble
Obsessions Mike Act Now Productions (Peter Ratray)
True Story Project: Being Ensemble Visible Theatre (Krista Smith)
Charlotte's Web Gander Tilles Center for Performing Arts

 Director

Cinderella Nicu Spoon Theater
Ambrosio Endicott Performaing Arts Cneter
Rumplestiltskin Nicu Spoon Theater
Identity Queens College (2x)
Pinnochio Nicu Spoon Theatre & Endicott Performing Arts Center
Measure for Measure Roy Arias Studio
The Andersonville Trial TEST Theater
A Priest and a Rabbi RAT Theater
Hamlet DeSales University

 Producer

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