Deirdre S. Baker

Resident Artist

Deirdre has worked with FYT since 2002 as an actor and educator.  Deirdre has also worked with several theatrical outreach and educational performance programs for children offered through Sloan Museum’s living history programs. She holds an MBA from Argosy University, a BS in Communication from Michigan State University and a BA in Theatre Performance from the University of Michigan-Flint.

Drama School Instructor

Deirdre has worked with Flint Youth Theatre since 2002. She holds a BS in Communication from Michigan State University and a BA in Theatre Performance from the University of Michigan-Flint. Deirdre began her work with FYT as a Drama School instructor. Her debut performance at FYT was in ALIEN SOIL and her most recent appearance was as Mrs. Julia Gibbs in OUR TOWN. Deirdre has worked with several theatrical outreach and educational performance programs for children offered through Sloan Museum’s living history programs.She is an active public speaker, mostly in youth-related environments. She has also held speaking engagements for outreach seminars and conferences for middle school through college students across the country with Monster’s Diversity Leadership Program. Deirdre is a proud mom whose son has taken drama classes at FYT and performed with her in MIDDLE PASSAGE and VISIONS OF SUGAR PLUMS. Deirdre’s most valued possessions at FYT are the experiences, the hugs, the family and the lives she affects on and off the stage.