Marlene S. Gaylinn

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.

Professional Organizations:

Connecticut Critics Circle
Dance Critics Association
Connecticut Press Club
National Federation of Press Women