Patty Howard-Spaulding ~ Artistic and managing director
Patty has a performing arts background having trained for many years as a dancer, dance teacher, and choreographer. She has directed and produced, costumed and choreographed as well as acted in musical productions for various theatre groups in New Jersey; she has created and taught children’s theater, dance, and visual arts classes. In addition to her work at Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts, Patty is a Theater and Arts Education consultant. She is an energetic change agent with passion and vision for economic prosperity and sustainability though the introduction of the arts in communities, always with a focus on social impact. Ms. Howard-Spaulding leads our performing arts team.
Barbara fisher~ Artistic director and Business Manager
After an extensive career working in museums in Philadelphia, Barbara owned and operated the Cafe Gallery Restaurant where she curated and hosted over 300 art exhibits. Once retired from the restaurant business, Barbara began teaching French and continues to do so while also co-directing Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts. Mrs. Fisher curates our art exhibits and works as our business manager. She also co-manages the building.
christine petrini~Children & Teen Program Facilitator
As a teaching artist, Christine is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and passion for the performing arts with her theatre students. Theatre students experience the joy of storytelling while gaining communication skills, learning the art of collaboration and unleashing their own unique creativity.
In the fall of 2017, Lyceum Studio was officially launched at Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts. Christine is helping to develop the program, teaching and directing while coordinating children and teen classes and camps.