Vermont
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Marv Klassen-Landis

Marv Klassen-Landis tells stories, performs poetry and leads written and spoken word residencies and workshops, as well as one-to-one coaching.

Marv is a poet, storyteller and theatre artist who does creative writing with patients at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. A co-founder and performer with Children’s Voices Theatre, he also has taught creative writing at the elementary, high school and college levels and has led many storytelling, writing and theatre workshops and residencies from Vermont to Colorado.

As a poet, a Vermont artist in residence, and performer, Marv’s major emphasis in residencies and educator professional development workshops is inspiring reluctant readers and writers. Marv has developed integrated arts programs for children with disabilities and chronic illnesses. He also served as arts education director at a Vermont regional arts organization, working closely with school districts on standards based theatre and dance curriculum development, residencies, and performances for students. 

Marv has published poetry in a variety of journals and is the author/illustrator of a children’s book. 

Contact Information

First Name: 
Marv
Job Title/Position: 
Writer, Performer
Mailing Address: 
33 Clough Avenue
Windsor, VT 05089
Physical Address: 
33 Clough Avenue
Windsor, VT 05089
Last Name: 
Klassen-Landis
Phone: 
802.674.5808

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Literature - Poetry
Additional Disciplines: 
Theater - Children's
Theater - Storytelling
Visual/Crafts - Photography
Populations Served: 
Adults
Elders
Families
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Artists (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Arts in Healthcare
Curriculum Development
Performance / Concert / Reading / Assembly
Events Per Year: 
30
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
National

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Education: 
Masters in English
I am on the following State Arts Agency Roster(s): 
Vermont Education Roster

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility
Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision

I am a Touring Artist

Technical Requirements: 
Space and participants
Fee Range Minimum: 
$300
Fee Range Maximum: 
$800
State of Residence: 
Vermont
Minimum Number of Performers: 
1

I am a Teaching Artist

Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - English Language / Literacy
Arts Integration - Health
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Arts Integration - Science / Technology / Engineering
Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Fee Range Minimum: 
$500
Fee Range Maximum: 
$600