LYNDSAY ALLYN COX
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Lyndsay Allyn Cox is a professional actor, director, and producer local to Boston and New York City. In addition to her work as an artist, Lyndsay is a certified Yoga teacher and fitness instructor. She is actively involved in the LGBT+ community and is a member of a social justice centered Reform synagogue in Brookline, MA. Lyndsay has been on staff as an Arts Administrator at Fresh Ink Theatre, Company One, Boston Center for the Arts, and Actors' Shakespeare Project. She is an avid SoulCycle rider, fitness instructor, and certified in single sword stage combat. Lyndsay lives in Boston's South End with her eight year old and her partner/fellow actor Kelly Chick. She is a proud member of the Actors' Equity Association and the Network for Arts Administrators of Color.
“Lyndsay Allyn Cox is not concerned with producing work that's palatable for white audiences. Her priority lies in elevating Black artistry.” - Candace McDuffie / WBUR The ARTery
This quote by my good friend, writer Candace McDuffie, sums up in less than 140 characters my philosophy on art making. I live and breathe by the mantra that we can push through discomfort by naming it, owning it, and pushing past it. Change happens when shit gets gnarly. I seek artistic experiences that allow me the opportunity to engage audiences in sitting within their discomfort and hopefully making it through to the other side.
As a queer, Jewish, woman of color I utilize my platform as an artist and educator, in its entirety, to combat racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, ageism, xenophobia, antisemitism, and any other -isms or phobias that seek to oppress marginalied people. I believe in the healing power of art. I believe in the transformative power of art.