- Lynn Rogoff
Lynn Rogoff is an
American filmand television producer, and stage playwright, theatre director and professor.
New York City, Rogoff is a graduate of New York University Tisch School of the Arts. As a stage director, she has directed "Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams, The "Labyrinth" by Fernando Arrabal, "Attempted Rescue" by Megan Terry, the award winning ballet "Journey" and "The In Crowd", a rock opera by J. E. Franklin.
Rogoff was a
Writers Guild of America, EastFoundation Fellow, dramatizing two early twentieth century American icons. Rogoff penned the play "Love, Ben Love, Emma" which is based on correspondence between Emma Goldmanand Dr. Ben Reitman. [ [http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsR/rogoff-lynn.html Lynn Rogoff - complete guide to the Playwright and Plays ] ] The play was originally produced by Lucille Lortelat the White Barn Theatre in Westport, Connecticutin 1983, starring Kevin O’Connor, Penelope Allen, and Martha Greenhouse. Judd Hirschand Tovah Feldshuhstarred in 1985 at The Actors Studioin New York City. In 1993, "Love, Ben Love, Emma" was staged in Los Angeles at the Tiffany Theatre starring J.T. Walshand Lisa Richards.
Rogoff’s film work is as diverse "
Sesame Street", " Big Blue Marble", and "Watch Your Mouth" here in the US and " Rechov Sumsum" in Israel (Israeli Sesame Street).
Rogoff’s television work, "No Maps On My Taps" has aired in the United States and internationally since 1979. "No Maps on My Taps" was honored with two Emmy Awards and First Prize's at American Film Festival for Best Feature Length Performing Arts Film.
Rogoff won a Writers Guild of America Nomination for Outstanding Writing. "No Maps On My Taps" was produced on grants from the AFI, PBS, the CPB, the Ford Foundation and the NEA. This film was the first to capture the black
tap dancercontribution to American history. Rogoff sat as a judge for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Rogoff founded the AMERIKIDS USA Company. [ [http://www.amerikids.com Amerikids Usa ] ] AMERIKIDS dramatizes the true adventures of heroic American teenagers AMERIKIDS was awarded a challenge grant from
Oracle Corporationto produce a prototype of the AMERIKIDS interactive, live action CD-ROM game series. The first in this series, " Pony ExpressRider" was published and released by McGraw-HillHome Interactive for Christmas 1996. "Pony Express Rider" was awarded a Crystal Award, a Bessie Award, National Parenting Center Seal of Approval and a Family Channel Seal of Quality. [ [http://www.amerikids.com/pony.htm Pony Express Rider ] ]
Rogoff serves as Professor at St. John's University [ [http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/undergraduate/distancelearning/faculty/bi_dil_rogoff1.sju St. John's University - Academics & Schools - Undergraduate - Distance Learning - Faculty - Lynn Rogoff ] ] in New York City and is on the Advisory Board of Luminous Visions. [ [http://www.luminousvisions.org/board.html Luminous Visions Board of Directors ] ]
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