Garden City, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2016 -- The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Gayle Stahlhuth as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in theater. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.
“I’m pleased to welcome Gayle into this exceptional group of professional women,”,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “She is a great example of how education and passion can lead to new pathways to success.”
Gayle Stahlhuth is a dynamic, well-known Actress, Playwright, Producer and Director who has appeared in off-Broadway and regional theater, television, and on radio. She has directed plays and performed at the NYC International Fringe Festival, The Samuel French One-Act Festival, Manhattan Theatre Club, Arvada Center in Denver, the Pennsylvania Stage Company and the Phoenix Theater in Indianapolis, IN.
A leader and pioneer in the artist-in-resident movement of the early 1980s, Ms. Stahlhuth became one of the first professionals in her field to receive a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts in a program responsible for bringing art back to public schools. Ms. Stahlhuth is currently the Artistic Director of East Lynne Theater Company. Located in Cape May, NJ, the company’s mission is to present and preserve American theater classics and new words based on American literature and history.
After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Theater from the University of Indianapolis, Ms. Stahlhuth became a member of Actors’ Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA and the Dramatists Guild. She has been awarded commissions from The National Portrait Gallery, the Missouri Humanities Council, Theatrewords / USA and other theaters, and grants from the New Jersey Humanities Council and the Mid-Atlantic Foundation for the Arts.
Awards & Accomplishments: Bachelor of Arts, University of Indianapolis, Theater; Selected to be one of 200 artists listed in the “Directory of Community Artists,” National Endowment for the Arts
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.
Lisa Mancuso, NAPW, +1 (516) 453-6111, [email protected]