Madeleine Lambert, a leader, performer, and educator, is the Associate Artistic Director at Alabama Shakespeare Festival. As an Equity actress, Madeleine has performed in plays at top regional theatres across the country including Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Geva Theatre Center, Syracuse Stage, Cleveland Play House, Trinity Repertory Company, The Gamm Theatre, and Lookingglass Theatre Company. Madeleine originated the role of Susan B. Anthony in the world premiere production of The Agitators at Geva Theatre Center. She has also performed in television and is an award-winning audiobook narrator.
While teaching at Duke University, Madeleine created storytelling initiatives to resolve conflict and to create change. She is passionate about bringing restorative processes to classrooms and communities. As a Producer and Team Leader for Hidden Voices, a non-profit collective committed to a just, compassionate, and sustainable world, Madeleine produced a national social justice art installation on over fifty college and university campuses. She has taught and led workshops at The University of Chicago, Brown University, and Colgate University.
While a Performance Coach with Stand & Deliver, a global firm specializing in communication and leadership consulting, Madeleine has led and designed programs for teams and executives at corporations such as Google, Cisco, Genentech, and UBS. Madeleine is most passionate about her mentoring of female social impact entrepreneurs selected by the prestigious Cartier Women’s Initiative.
A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Madeleine holds a B.A. in Theater Studies and English from Duke University and a M.F.A in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep.