Annie Montgomery

ANNIE MONTGOMERY is TAG’s Co-Director, and Director of Professional Development. Based in Brooklyn, she is a career teaching artist with more than 15 years of experience.  She has taught for a variety of cultural organizations including Lifetime Arts Organization, (Out)Laws & Justice, Creative Theatrics in Brooklyn, the New York Public Library, and the Brooklyn Public Library. Currently she is a teaching artist for The New Victory Theatre where she is also a member of the Teaching Artist Enrichment Team responsible for peer mentoring and observation.  She also teaches for Disney Theatrical productions and is the Captain of Assessment and Special Projects. She teaches several creative aging workshops in memoir and performance for Lifetime Arts through local library systems.  Last year, she researched designed, coordinated, and was the lead teacher for two 3-day training institutes for teaching artists in creative aging for Lifetime Arts in Albany and New York City. She has led professional development workshops for teaching artists and New York City classroom teachers for the New Victory Theatre, Disney, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Community Word Project, The West Valley Arts Council, and Lifetime Arts. She has presented and spoken at several conferences including AATE, Face to Face, NCTE, AIE, Common Ground, and the NYU Forum in Citizenship and Applied theatre. Annie is an active professional theatre artist. She is a founding member of A Space Between Theatre Company. She wrote, collaboratively devised, and acted in their production of "The Red Dress" in New York City. She also has acted in several regional theaters including Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, George Street Playhouse, The Hangar Theatre and The Wayside Theatre. She was also the lead role of Lisa in the Off-Broadway production of "That Ilk.”  She is a member of Actor's Equity. She earned an MA from NYU in educational theatre (‘06), and a BFA in acting from Boston University’s College of Fine Arts.