Associate Professor, Dialogues of Learning

Office location:

Freiburger Residence Hall

Email: csimpson@lynn.edu

Phone: +1 561-237-7422

Fax: +1 561-237-7097

Why Lynn?

Lynn University offers an environment that strongly supports individualized education, which is why Carrie Simpson finds Lynn University to be the ideal environment to teach in, learn, grow and challenge students to do the same.

Professional profile

Carrie Simpson has experience in the drama industry and continues to work in the business. She has worked at professional theater companies in South Florida, including, but not limited to, The Kravis Center, Palm Beach Dramaworks, The Naked Stage, Actor's Playhouse, Hollywood Boulevard Theatre and Curtain Call Playhouse. She worked in promotions for The Talent Group, the most recognized talent agency in Pennsylvania. In addition to teaching at Lynn, Simpson works on productions with students as a director and faculty advisor and is also a freshman advisor.

Education

B.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University

Teaching philosophy

Part of Carrie Simpson's passion as an educator rests in the notion that she wants students to take pride and believe in and own their individual education. In a classroom setting it is her purpose to challenge students to think critically by facilitating stimulating and thought-provoking discussions, exercises and assignments. As their instructor, she believes her role is to guide students along their quest to achieve the goals set forth each course. Simpson strives to empower students to achieve personal ownership of all material through discussions and encouraging students to challenge each other to attain a deeper understanding of the material and themselves.

Teaching specialties

Acting
Theatre appreciation
Voice and movement
Acting for the camera
Performing on Broadway
Public speaking

Areas of scholarship

  • Theatre League of South Florida
  • Membership Candidacy for Actor' Equity

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