Trish Lindberg

Program Coordinator, Integrated Arts
Phone: (603) 535-2647
Office: Education, Democracy & Social Change, Rounds Hall Rm 105, MSC 38, Plymouth, NH 03264

BA, BS, University of New Hampshire; MA, Emerson College; PhD, New York University

Dr. Patricia (Trish) Lindberg is professor of education and the coordinator of the M.Ed. in Integrated Arts at Plymouth State University (PSU) in Plymouth, New Hampshire. She is the artistic director and co- founder of the Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC), the Kearsarge Arts Theatre (KAT), the St. Martins Summer Theatre in New Brunswick, Canada, and the Emmy Award-winning Theatre Integrating Guidance, Education and Responsibility (TIGER), a professional educational theatre company that has performed for over 350,000 school children regionally, nationally and internationally. Trish is also a published author and playwright. Her book Bringing the Word Alive and her original musical Pollyanna, and short play Bystander Blues are published by Dramatic Publishing, Inc. Her original musical production, based on letters from children to the President, Mail to the Chief was performed at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.


  • Lindberg, Trish (2011) Pollyanna!, Dramatic Publishing, Inc., Woodstock, Illinois.
  • Lindberg, Trish (2011). Bystander Blues, Dramatic Publishing, Inc. Woodstock, Illinois.
  • Lindberg, Trish (2011). Bringing literacy alive through the power of the arts. NH Journal of Education (14).
  • Lindberg, Trish (2005). From page to stage. NH Journal of Education (9).
  • Lindberg, Trish (1998). Hyacinths to Feed the Soul. CD, New London, NH: Hollow Hills Press, 1998.

Awards or Recognition

The National Youth Theatre Director Award (AATE), The NH State Council of the Arts Governor’s Arts Award for Arts and Education, the Plymouth State University Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, the prestigious Carnegie Foundation NH Professor of the Year Award, an Edie Excellence in Education Award given by the NH Department of Education, a Regional Emmy for Co-Producing the Best Children/Youth Program, a NH Association Broadcaster Award for Best Feature, a Bronze Telly for Best Youth and Children’s Program, and the Moss Hart Trophy (awarded twice, once for A You and Me World in 2002 and once for Marking the Moment in 2013) for the best production in New England given by the New England Theatre Conference (NETC). Trish has directed over 100 educational theatre productions for family audiences, including performances in the United States, Ireland, England, France, South Africa, New Zealand and Lithuania. In June of 2015, Professor Lindberg was awarded the first NH Humanities Council’s 40 over 40 Award, celebrating the forty individuals who have made the most significant impact on the arts and humanities in the state of New Hampshire in the last forty years.

Courses Taught

  • Integrated Arts
  • Transformation Through the Arts
  • Graduate Practicum in Integrated Arts (Graduate)
  • Puppetry Workshop (Graduate)
  • Integrating the Arts (Graduate)
  • Arts and Learning (Graduate)
  • Multi-Disciplinary Arts Experiences for Children (Graduate)
  • Educational Theatre: Process to Performance (Graduate)
  • Externship (Graduate)