Jeannie Lindheim has acted professionally and studied at Boston University; the
Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England; New York’s Herbert Berghoff
Studio; and the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
She holds a Master of Arts from the University of California and a Masters
of Fine Arts from Brandeis University. Some of her favorite acting roles include
Catherine in Suddenly Last Summer, Jean Harlow in The Beard, Grandma in The
American Dream, Sandy in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, and Rosie in Slow Dance
on the Killing Ground.
Jeannie has taught acting, movement, improvisation, auditioning, and creativity
for over 25 years: The Boston Conservatory, Boston College, Antioch College,
UMass/Boston, Wheelock College, Simmons College, Cambridge College, Lesley
College, the Lyric Stage, American University, and had her own theater school
for 13 years where she offered Professional Theater Training.
In 1996, she went to Russia with Patch Adams and other clowns. Jeannie came
back committed to bring the light and love of Clown World to children right
here in her home town of Boston, and in 1997 founded a non-profit organization, Hearts and Noses Hospital Clown Troupe, which is dedicated to
bringing children happiness, one clown at a time.
Jeannie wrote a Training Program called The Art & Joy of Hospital Clowning
which focuses on improvisational hospital clowning. It has sold in 23 countries: France, Japan, Australia, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Portugal, Malaysia, New Zealand, Greece, Singapore, Israel, South Africa, Spain, Germany, Indian Ocean, Iran, Denmark, Philippines, Sweden, South America, Ireland, Canada and throughout the USA.
Jeannie loves doing voice overs for radio commercial spots, character voices,
television and radio narration corporate work, documentary soundtracks and,
work. Click here to see a partial list of clients who have used