Born Marlene S. Waldman in Bronx, N.Y.
Freelance Theatre Critic, Columnist Travel, Environment Writer
B.A., Magna Cum Laude Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport
Published Newspaper Articles: The Hartford Courant, New Haven Register, The Advocate (Stamford), New Haven Register, Bridgeport Post, The Hour (Norwalk), Fairpress (Norwalk), Darien News-Review, Darien Times, Westport Minuteman, The Bard (Stratford)
Published Magazine Articles: Dance Magazine, Connecticut Magazine, County Kids
Listed: “Who’s Who in Entertainment”
Awards: “Special Features Award” (Connecticut Press Club)
Dancer: The Mordkin Ballet.
Mikhail Mordkin was the dance partner of Anna Pavolova.
He originated American Ballet Theater and Co-Directed
The Moscow Art Theatre (with Stanislavski).
Choreographer/ Ballet Instructor:
Vinney Roberts Dance School, Bronx and White Plains, New York
Broad River School, Norwalk, CT.
Marlene’s School of Ballet, Norwalk, CT
TV Producer, Writer, Director:
“The Nutmeg Folk Dancers”
Cablevision – Channel 12 – Community Public TV Series
Dance for AIDs Benefit – Shubert Theatre, New Haven, CT
Community Activist – Organizer and Leader:
Citizens Investigating Gasline Impact (CIGI)
Citizens against natural gas pipeline enlargement in Norwalk residential area.
Connecticut Critics Circle
Dance Critics Association
Connecticut Press Club
National Federation of Press Women