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Lee Gundersheimer

Theatre Maker
35 years of professional experience 
Director, Writer, Actor, Administrator, Producer, and Educator 
Currently based on the West Coast of Florida  
Freelancing as a director, writer, and performer


Over 80 shows

All Over the Country

From Off Broadway to Duluth

From Shakespeare to Annie

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Built Two Theatres In New York City,

Producing Director of off-Broadway

Century Center For Performing Arts

Managing Director for a professional Shakespeare Festival in Minnesota

Artistic Director for two theatres,

one in NYC and one in Florida



75 shows in New York City

Many more all over the country

Appeared onstage with Sally Field, Carol Burnett, Martin Sheen, Deb Margolin, Chad Boseman and my dog, August, three times



Author of 7 full length plays

4 One Acts

Winner Best Play New American Play Festival

on Theatre Row

Incommunicado was nominated for 4 Audelco Awards off-Broadway

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Other Writing

Other Writing

Lee also writes poetry, fiction, and draws cartoons.

Click on any of the below to read. 

A collection of Pandemic Poems- a little over a poem a day for one hundred days straight written during the final weeks of the pandemic

A memoir for Cassey Chou

taken from the actual hospice update emails written during the last weeks of her life

Drawn In, Cartoons Vol. 1

A collection of cartoons drawn during the pandemic lockdown. Email me for PDF.

A collection of poems from the last few years


Teacher of Theatre History, English, Acting, Audition Technique, Directing Screenwriting, and Playwriting at eight universities including:


NYU, Hunter College, New York Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota Duluth, and Winona State University. 


Taught Master Scene Study, Audition Technique, Beginning Acting at five professional theatres including two that he built and ran

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