Member Spotlight:

Elysia

Elysia Segal Actress / Lead Teaching Artist New York Transit museum

Elysia Segal is an actress, historical interpreter and teaching artist at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and the New-York Historical Society, and Vice President of the International Museum Theatre Alliance. She has written and performed as numerous historical characters and created a number of educational family shows on topics ranging from the 1870 Beach Pneumatic Transit System to an Epic Rap Battle about weather preparedness and sustainability!

No stranger to interactive science and history, Elysia has created for and performed extensively at the New York Transit Museum and Bronx/Central Park Zoos, played characters at Disney World and won first place at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair. A graduate of NYU Tisch, she has additionally performed in numerous musicals, films and theatrical workshops and is a member of AAM, IMTAL, ALHFAM, DAR, Actors' Equity, SAG-AFTRA and the Dramatists Guild. ElysiaSegal.com

The 2016 NYCMER Conference was held on May 2, 2016 at the Morgan Library.

 

 

Conference attendess live-tweeted using #nycmer16

 

This year's conference featured:

 

Keynote Conversation with Steven Seidel, Faculty Director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Jennifer Ifil-Ryan, Associate Director, Education & Community Engagement at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling.

 

Handouts and presentations along with a full video of the keynote from the conference are shared on the resource section of the Member Zone.