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Sydell Weiner, Ph. D.Sydell Weiner, M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Theatre & Dance
LCH B101 | 310.243.3534 | sweiner@csudh.edu
Office Hours: On Sabbatical F'07

Professor Weiner is a director and actress from New York. She received her acting training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Yale School of Drama, and has performed professionally in both New York and Los Angeles. As a director, she has staged A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, GYPSY, A CHORUS LINE, UNCOMMON WOWEN AND OTHERS, CRIMES OF THE HEART, A SHAYNA MAIDEL, EQUUS, THE DINING ROOM, THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHO and DINNER WITH FRIENDS. She teaches Acting, Directing, Creative Dramatics, Speech and Play Analysis. Dr. Weiner has published articles in both The American Journal of Psychotherapy and the Journal of Clinical Psychology comparing the art of theatre to the practice of psychotherapy. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in Torrance. Dr. Weiner is also listed in Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who Among American Women, and Who's Who in the World. She is a recipient of the Lyle Gibson Distinguished Professor Award for excellence in teaching.