Author Profile

Wayne Brinda | Program Director and Assistant Professor of Secondary Education, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Current Position and Past Experience
Since 2008, Wayne Brinda has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh—Bradford. He is also the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Prime Stage, a nationally recognized literacy-themed theatre he started in 1996.

Brinda also conducts Holocaust education and was named a Museum Teaching Fellow at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Brinda earned his BA in Theatre Arts in 1972 from Point Park University. MA in Theatre in 1988 from Penn State University. In 2004 he earned his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Duquesne University.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
His passion is inspiring adolescents to read through using theatre, teaching teachers how to use theatre, and engaging learning about the Holocaust through theatre and literature.

You can find Brinda on the web through the Primestage website.