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Jeannine Foster-McKelvia


Adjunct Instructor


Theatre Arts


In addition to teaching Acting and Script Analysis at Marymount Manhattan College and Black Theatre at CUNY City Tech Jeannine Foster-McKelvia is also a director, actor and playwright. Some of her directing credits include, a resident director for “Short Plays to Nourish the Soul” and “The Race Aid Project” series, Garvey (Trilogy Opera Company), Swing and Miss N’Victas (Negro Ensemble Company), Belonging (original student work, CUNY City Tech), A Doll’s House and The Story (Sarah Lawrence College), A Question of Taste (premier production Pittsburgh Playwright’s Theatre and producer/director Midtown International Theatre Festival, NYC.), The Kitchen (Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre) and Christmas is Comin’ Uptown (African American Council on The Arts). As an actor, she has performed with Negro Ensemble Company, Columbia Stages, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, New Horizon Theatre, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre. Professor Foster-McKelvia is a graduate of Duquesne University and Sarah Lawrence College, and an alumnus of the Lincoln Center Theatre’s Directors Lab.