Curiosity | Intentionality | Accessibility | Consent
Madeline (she/her) is an administrator, educator, director, intimacy professional, and accessibility consultant who believes everyone has a right to participate in the arts. She has extensive experience developing curriculum, leading teams, managing programming, crafting policies, and fostering partnerships. Madeline regularly leads trainings and professional development sessions within organizations and at state and national conferences with a focus on learner-centered arts education and consent-forward, trauma-informed practices.
“The arts are one of the most impactful and efficient tools we have to further education, community connection, and social change. As a field that thrives on imaginative thinking and creative solutions, we have both an opportunity and a responsibility ensure all members of our communities are welcomed, honored, and involved in every facet of our programs and organizations.”
In addition to contract work, Madeline currently serves as the Asheville Program Director for Arts For Life, a statewide non-profit dedicated to providing accessible arts education to pediatric patients and their families within hospitals and clinics. She co-leads Theatre for Young Audiences/USA's Disability Affinity Group and serves on Pink Umbrella Theatre Company's Education Committee. Madeline is a Certified Trauma Support Specialist and maintains certification in Youth Mental Health First Aid, CPR & First Aid for Adults and Children, and Autism Direct Support. She is a member of Ring of Keys, Theatre for Young Audiences/USA, Theatre Communications Group, and VSA International Network.