Aileen Lynch-McCulloch ran The Vagabond Acting Troupe, an educational touring ensemble, for 25 years until merging it with The Steel River Playhouse (SRP) in 2018. She worked at SRP for four years as Education Director while also at The Baldwin School as MS/HS drama teacher for five years. On the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Independence Awards since 2019, she trains adjudicators in giving constructive feedback to students and is on the Give a Musical committee providing funds to under-resourced High School musical theater programs. She is also Managing Artistic Director of The Arts Bubble 19464, a non-profit dedicated to providing Pottstown area students with summer theatre and arts opportunities. She has written over a dozen original works and adaptations that have been produced regionally. She also works in temp roles at The Center for Performing and Fine Arts at Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School, was Spring 2022 resident designer for WC Studio at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center in the Spring of 2022, and has directed/acted/designed over 250 productions in the last 25 years with such organizations as: Vagabond Acting Troupe, The Centre Theatre, Second Stage at the Adrienne, Temple Ambler Campus, The Brick Playhouse, Pennsylvania Performing Arts Academy, Walnut Street Theatre Studio Three, and been in leadership roles at Young Audiences Arts for Learning Eastern PA (Executive Director), Philadelphia Young Playwrights Festival (New Visions Director) and many more organizations. She was named Outstanding Humanitarian of the week by Y-102 radio for her efforts bringing theatre arts educational opportunities to underserved communities and is proud to have lead Vagabond Acting Troupe in garnering Barrymore Nominations and Awards for outstanding ensemble and community collaborations, PHL17-Hotlist top honors for work with youth, and many acting/directing/design accolades. She holds her MA in theatre from Villanova University and her BA in theatre from Mary Washington University and has studied with Delle Arte. This Fall she will be Temporary Production Manager for West Chester University’s Fall semester in the Theatre and Dance Department as well as teaching several classes.