Lee Michael Walczuk
Lee Michael Walczuk Résumé

Lee Michael Walczuk
+1 808/ 572.9800


Performing,Teaching, and Directing in the Visual and Performing Arts


25 years of professional accomplishments in the Arts and Education
Master of Fine Arts in Motion Pictures, Theatre and Animation

Multidisciplinary and multi-cultural experience in USA and Europe

“I have a unique foundation in the Arts. I am dedicated to the creative process and I am driven by a spirit to produce, to perform, to direct and to teach.



Independent Artist
Director of Walczuk Family Animation Theatre

World Talent: Acting Coach

Paradise Dream Weddings: Videographer & Editor



Maui, Hawai‘i 2002 - 2004

World Talent, Inc.

Acting Coach

Ebb & Flow Arts

Yellow Sound (Kandinsky) Performance: Visual Scenery, Masks, Puppets

A Paradise Dream Wedding (www.MauiWedding.Net)

Videographer and Editor

Camp Imua

Performance of Peace

Wo Hing Temple Museum: Chinese Shadow Theatre Productions

New Year of the Ram
Chinese Moon Festival
Princess Busaba's Farewell

Haiku Elementary : Ka'upena, after school classes

4th grade class mask workshops and exhibition

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA)

MaskPuppet and Mime Classes
Phantom : 12 original masks
Taradiddle Travels : 13 original masks
Wild Trails + Tails : original masks, puppets, design
and 3-month tour of the Hawaiian islands.

Walczuk Productions

Maui County Libraries : Kahului, Wailuku, Makawao, Kihei, Lahaina, Hana, Lana'i
Stories : Gingerbread Keiki, Phaëton, Dragon Dance, Momotaro
Kozmo Mimzi, Queen Ka'ahumanu Mall : Christmas ('02, '03) and Spring productions

Hui No'eau

Adult Evening Mask Classes
Summer Camp : Guest Artist and Counselor

Maui Community College

P.A.C.E. program : Adult Masks Classes

Hana, Maui

Mask-making for Youth Centre
Mask portraits for Art Barn
Physical Theatre and Masks workshops for Youth Theatre
Puppet Consultant for Taro Festival
Assistant Director for Conference of the Birds

Hui No'eau : Crossings 2003: Korea/Hawai'i

Korean Mask Exhibit
Faculty Member
Classes : Masks and Animation Roots
Lectures : History behind the Mask

Maui Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) : Korean Festival

Korean Masks Display and Sales

Wo Hing Museum : Chinese New Year Performances

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA)

MaskPuppet and Mime Classes
Research and Development of Original Greek Production for State-wide Tour

Libraries : Guest Artist

Kamehameha Schools : Teacher Development Workshops

Guest Lecture, Art of the Screenplay

Independent Artist 1969 - present

Actor, Puppeteer, Maskmaker, Filmmaker, Director and Teacher

Young Audiences Inc. 1991 - 03

Artist-in-Residence...Acting, Animation, Maskmaking

Taos, New Mexico 1999 - 2002

Fine Arts Teacher, Taos Charter School K-8
Acting instructor Taos Film Initiative
Director Pierrot Players Readers Theatre
Community Arts Programs Kozmo Mimzi

Cleveland, Ohio 1991 - 1999

Art and Drama Instructor John Marshall Senior High School
Director Walczuk Ensemble
Long Term Substitute Cleveland Public Schools
Theatre and Studio Director Archangel Crusade
Guest artist Cleveland Art Museum
Assistant to the President Dyke College
UCLA Theatre Mask Instructor Florence, Italy

Documentary Film Productions

Los Angeles, California 1985 - 1991

MFA UCLA Theatre, Film and Animation

Choreographer, Maskmaker, New World, Nightfall Production
Business Manager Alpine Auto
Artist-in-Residence Los Angeles Unified School District
Art Therapist for drug dependents Project VI H.E.L.P.
Theatre Director Malibu Masques
Mask Artist LA Craft and Folk Museum
Art Teacher Carden School
Theatre Assistant Padua, Italy...Sartori Masks

Europe 1979 - 1985

Actor: Theatre and Film; Masks and Puppets

Film: And Only Our Dreams, featured actor

Film: Year of Quiet Sun, US Army captain (actor)

Film: Education Of, featured actor

Senior Assistant Professor - English Philosophy WSP Opole

White Eagle Award for Outstanding Teaching

Warsaw, Lodz, Wroclaw, Opole: Poland

Performing Artist La 25eme Heure. Paris
Director and Performer Mouth and Trousers Theater, London

Graduate Darius London Mime Centre
Student Jarosiewicz Compagnie Magenia, Paris
Student Min Tanaka Body Weather, Cartoucherie, Paris
Performing Artist La Nostra Famiglia: Venice, Italy


LMW is devoted to Educating, Producing and Performing in the Multi-Media experiences available to Artists today. He has being involved in creative projects in Italy, Poland, England, France and throughout the USA.

John Strasberg, Paul Mayersberg, Alvin Nikolais & Murray Louis, Carolyn Carlson, Min Tanaka, Ed Emschwiller, Gower Champion, Krystoff Zanussi, Adam Darius are just a few of the Artists that LMW has been inspired by and worked with.

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