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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 emerging fitness instructor. She is actively involved in the LGBT+ community and is a member of a social justice centered Reform synagogue in Brookline, MA. Since 2018, Lyndsay has been on staff at the Boston Center for the Arts, where she is currently the Senior Director of Programs and Experiences. She is an avid SoulCycle rider and certified in single sword stage combat. When in Boston she lives in the South End with her seven year old son Myles and their pet fish Satellite. When in New York, she resides in the Lower East Side with her partner and fellow actor Kelly Chick. Lyndsay is a proud member of the Actors' Equity Association.
“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.