Harlan Baker — Author

Harlan Baker — Author

At The Theatre Project-photo courtesy of Heather Perry

Harlan Baker is a graduate of Emerson College. He worked on the staff of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America AFL-CIO (Now UniteHere). He served in the Maine legislature from 1979-1988 representing part of Portland.

He is an actor and director and has appeared with numerous theatres throughout New England, including the Portland Stage Company, Theater at Monmouth, Mt. Holyoke Summer Theater, New Century Theater and the Stage at Spring Point.

His short plays,”Gran Via”, “Tung Sing”, and “A Whale of a Tale”, have staged by several Portland area theatre companies.

He has been teaching speech and theater for the past twenty years at the University of Southern Maine, and taught speech and taught speech and theater at the University of New England from 1987 to 2004 concurrently with his work at USM. He is currently an adjunct lecturer in the Theatre department at the University of Southern Maine.