Carrie Winship


Carrie Winship
Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance

Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Missouri

M.A. in Theatre History, Theory, and Literature, Indiana University

B.A. in Theatre and Sociology, Emory & Henry College

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Carrie joined Bloomsburg University in 2018 and teaches courses in theatre history, script analysis, and theatre appreciation. Recently a Visiting Instructor of Theatre at Lycoming College, Carrie taught courses in dramatic literature and theatre history, and directed. Located in Columbia, Missouri from 2011-2017 Carrie worked as a freelance director, dramaturg and stage manager while pursuing her doctoral degree. Her work in Columbia included collaborations with GreenHouse Theatre Project, Independent Actors Theatre, MU Summer Repertory Theatre and Talking Horse Theatre.

Carrie’s research explores women’s voices in practice and theory, as well as new play development, theatre pedagogy, 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.

Select professional directing credits include: Hamlet, Dark Creation: The Mary Shelley Project, Measure, Don Juan: After the War, Our Town, Three Sisters (all with GreenHouse Theatre Project), Baltimore Waltz (Talking Horse Theatre), and The Short Women’s Play Festival 5 (Independent Actors Theatre). Select educational directing credits include: Stop Kiss (Lycoming College), Good Kids (University of Missouri), The Lost Slipper (University of Missouri), Aria da Capo (University of Missouri), Reasons to be Pretty (Indiana University), and The Marriage Proposal (Indiana University).

Recent recognitions include: American Theatre and Drama Society Emerging Scholar Award (2017), KCACTF Stage Directors and Choreographers Directing Fellow (2016), KCACTF/LMDA Dramaturgy Award Finalist (2016), and the ATHE/KCACTF Graduate Student Award for Innovation in Teaching (2015).