Considered "a force of compassion, inspiration and higher reaching" for her creative holistic approach as an artist-educator, Lin Batsheva Kahn was a 2013 nominee for an Excellence in Teaching Award at DePaul University, the recipient of a 2002 Arts Educator Award from the Ohio Alliance for Arts in Education, a finalist for a 2007 Athena Award for outstanding teaching with inner city and international women sponsored by Inside Business Magazine and a three time nominee for the Ohio Governor's Award in Arts Education. Teaching includes renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts, Curtis Institute of Music, Koresh Dance School, Case Western Reserve University, Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland, American College Dance Festivals, Metro Cuyahoga Community College, DePaul University, Jason Brett's Mashplant, Athens Children's Theater Company, DePaul Women's Network and the Ohio Arts Council Artist-in-Residence program. She developed and teaches Creativity and Adversity, a course and seminar that examines how to transform personal adversity through the arts, presented dance research at Columbia University and has published two books under her company kahncepts.
Her intention as an educator, choreographer and author is to facilitate clarity about our common ground; to be
a catalyst for inside/out growth and intrinsic motivation. Adjunct Faculty at DePaul University in the departments of Psychology, Art and The Theatre School, she holds a Master of Arts from Case Western Reserve University, an interdisciplinary Masters from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Cum Laude from the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana.
"A great self-esteem builder and consistently positive in her
intention and attitude, she makes you want to be your very best."
Kelly Pickering, USANA Health,
music by james taylor