Mccaslin, Nellie

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MCCASLIN, Nellie. American, b. 1914. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Theatre, Essays. Career: Teacher of Dramatic Arts, Tudor Hall, Indianapolis, IN, 1937-44; Instructor in Drama and English, National College of Education, Evanston, IL, 1944-56; Drama Director, and Dean of Students, Mills College of Education, NYC, 1957-72; Professor, New York University, NYC, 1972-91. President, Children's Theatre Association of America, 1973-75; board member, several youth theaters. Publications: Legends in Action, 1945; More Legends in Action, 1950; Tall Tales and Tall Men, 1956; Pioneers in Petticoats, 1961; Little Snow Girl, 1963; Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings, 1963; Creative Drama in the Classroom, 1968, 7th ed., 2000; Children's Theatre in the United States; A History, 1971, 2nd ed., 1997; (ed.) Children and Drama, 1975, 3rd ed., 2000; Act Now!, 1975; Puppet Fun, 1977; Theatre for Young Audiences, 1978; Shows on a Shoestring, 1979; Historical Guide to Children's Theatre in America 1903-1985, 1987; Creative Drama Handbooks for Teachers, Grades 1-3, 4-6, 1987, 1997. Author of articles. Address: 40 E 10th St Apt 4K, New York, NY 10003-6232, U.S.A.