Lynn will be performing the role of Mother Superior in Sister Act at Toby's Dinner Theater in Columbia, MD from September 8th - November 13th.
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Lynn Sharp Spears is a seasoned professional performer, director, teacher and designer who has collaborated with The Kennedy Center, The National Theater, Studio Theater, Source Theater, Washington Shakespeare Company, Atlas Theater, Olney Theater, Toby’s, Networks and Troika National Touring Companies. Her film and television work in Production Design, and Casting include; The Learning Channel, Discovery, National Geographic, The History Channel and more.
Ms. Sharp Spears's theatrical involvement covers the spectrum of innovative small productions to famous plays. From acting a lead role in WSC’s well-received The Cherry Orchard to being Production Designer for the World Premiere of Song of Eddie (considered for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize), she thrives on bringing the creative process to audiences.
Utilizing her abilities to foster creativity in young people, she served as Artistic Director of Adventure Theater 2002-2003 season and Drama Department Director for Georgetown Prep from 2003-2007. For 10 years she coordinated Summer Theater Experience in the DC metro area, a camp for young actors age 12-17 designed to build their performance and design skills, enabling each camper to find their own unique voice. Lynn's students are performing and designing all over the world.
Visitors to The National Zoo walked through the whimsically enchanting entrance to the Pollinarium designed, painted and sculpted by this eclectic artist. Commissioned by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to paint a portrait of Archbishop Wood, Ms. Sharp Spears’ masks are on permanent exhibit at Penn State University and her life mask of choreographer Eugene Loring is part of his family’s estate. Her artwork is in private collections in the United States, Canada and Australia.
She is on the Board of Directors for The International Center for Sustainable Development, Spooky Action Theater, and is also a resident artist for Sustainable Design Group.