Lee Stetson – A Biographical Sketch


Education
  B.A in History Eastern Nazarene College Quincy, MA 1964
  M.A., American Studies University of Hawaii Honolulu, HI 1969
  Certificate, Arts Admin. Harvard 
 
Awards
  Fulbright Teaching Grant   Vientiane, Laos 1967
  Honorary Doctorate Sierra Nevada College Incline, NV 1988 
 
Employment
  English Teacher Peace Corps Thailand 1964-66
  English Teacher U.S. Information Service Laos 1967
  Founder, manager and artistic director of the Hawaii
Performing Arts Company
Honolulu 1968-74
  Actor, Oregon Shakespeare Company 1975
  Artistic Director, Idaho’s Antique Theater Festival 1976
  Artistic Director, Hawaii Theater Festival Honolulu 1977-79
  Acting Instructor, Film Industry Workshop Studio City, CA 1977-81
  Freelance Directing, Teaching Los Angeles 1982
  Yosemite Theater 1983-94 
 
Wrote and Produced the Following Stage Shows
  The Unhappy Christmas at Mrs. Pincher’s Orphanage (children’s show) 1971
  Return of Joey’s Remains 1972
  Greedy Gerty and the Cookie Kiss Kid (children’s show) 1973
  Conversation With A Tramp: An Evening with John Muir 1983
  Stickeen and Other Fellow Mortals 1986
  John Wesley Powell; Down the Great Unknown 1988
  The Spirit of John Muir 1990
  Sarah Hawkins Contemplates a Fourth Marriage 1991
  Pickaxes and Petticoats 1996
  The Tramp and the Roughrider 2000
 
Other
  Performed 40 major stage roles from Neil Simon to Shakespeare.
  Directed a score of major shows, in Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, California.
  Acted in a dozen Hawaii 5-O‘s, another dozen assorted television series.
  Starred in two specials for PBS in the character of John Muir.
  Lectures on Arts and the Environment, Storytelling, other topics. 
 
Member
  Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
  The National Association for the Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling. 
 
Edited
  The Wild Muir, a collection of 22 of John Muir’s adventures. 1994