Kraus, Joanna Halpert
KRAUS, Joanna Halpert
KRAUS, Joanna Halpert. American, b. 1937. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Writing/Journalism. Career: Baltimore Children's Theatre, associate director, 1960-61; Clark Center for Performing Arts, assistant director, NYC, 1963-65; instructor, NYC Community College, 1966-69, Columbia University Teachers College, NYC, 1970-71, and State University of New York at Purchase, 1970-72; State University of New York at New Paltz, assistant professor, 1972-79; State University of New York at Brockport, associate professor, 1979-86, professor of theatre, 1986-95, emeritus, 1995-, coordinator of Arts for Children, 1981-90, graduate coordinator 1990-95. Children's Theatre Association of America, secretary, 1982-84; Quarante mag, theater critic, 1985-87. Columnist on children's books: Sunday Times, Downeast Coastal Press, Rossmoor News, 1996-. Publications: PLAYS: The Ice Wolf, 1967; Vasalisa, 1968; Mean to Be Free, 1968; The Dragon Hammer and Oniroku: Two Plays from the Far East, 1977; Circus Home, 1979; The Last Baron of Arizona, 1986; Kimchi Kid, 1987; The Shaggy Dog Murder Trial, 1988; Remember My Name, 1989; Mean to Be Free, 1990; (co-author) Tenure Track, 1993; Angel in the Night, 1996; Ms. Courageous: Women of Science, 1997; Sunday Gold, 1998; Women of Courage: 5 Plays, 2000. OTHER: Seven Sound and Motion Stories, 1971; The Great American Train Ride, 1975; Tall Boy's Journey, 1992. Contributor to books and newspapers.