Board of Directors

Laura-Jean Schwartau is a teaching member of the Theatre Faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh. Other educational institutions where she has taught are: University of MN, Nassau Community College (NY) and North Country Community College (NY). Laura-Jean also taught and administered an Inmate Higher Education Program in both State and Federal Medium Security Prisons in up-state NY.  She was a private acting coach in New York City and attained a B.F.A. from the University of Minnesota.  

L.J. lives in the Adirondacks and is a member of the nationally run Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.  She has been a Board member of the Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce, Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake Ski Club, Pendragon Theatre, and Saranac Lake Young Arts Association. She is a long time Company member of Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake and a member of Actors Equity Association (A.E.A), S.A.G./ A.F.T.R.A and United University Professionals (UUP).