M.A., Indiana University
B.A., Emory & Henry College
Campus Post Office Box 73
Theatre: Visiting Instructor
Carrie Winship is an artist/scholar who joins Lycoming College from Columbia, Mo., where she has worked as a freelance director, dramaturg and stage manager since 2011. Her work in Columbia includes collaborations with GreenHouse Theatre Project, Independent Actors Theatre, MU Summer Repertory Theatre and Talking Horse Theatre. Carrie is in the final stages of completing a Ph.D., in theatre & performance studies at the University of Missouri.
At Lycoming, Carrie teaches courses in understanding theatre, modern drama, and theatre history.
Carrie’s research explores women’s voices in practice and theory, as well as new play development, theatre pedagogy, and dramaturgical collaboration, and devised theatre. She regularly presents at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, the Mid-America Theatre Conference and the Women and Theatre Program annual meeting. Carrie is particularly invested in serving platforms that cultivate new works: She coordinated the prestigious Jane Chambers Student Playwriting Award from 2013-2016, and has served numerous other initiatives including the Playwriting Symposium of the Mid-America Theatre Conference, the Missouri Playwright’s Workshop and the Mizzou New Play Series.
Carrie’s most recent directing credits include “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son, “Good Kids” by Naomi Iizuka and “Dark Creation: The Mary Shelley Project” by Elizabeth Braaten Palmieri and Emily Adams.