Academic Staff Directory

Marcia Carr

Marcia Carr

Senior Lecturer in Musical Theatre
Academic school:
Job title:
Senior Lecturer Musical Theatre
Professional organisations:
Feldenkrais Guild UK
Equity
BIFF
Biography:

 

Marcia has toured both nationally and internationally. Tours include The Wild Party (The Mousepeople) Time Out Critics Choice, nominations - Vita Award, Market Theatre, Johannesburg, Best Ensemble, Stage and Television Award; Pigtales (Inamorata),Best Fringe Performer 2000, Manchester Evening Standard, nominated for Best Production; Big School (Coventry Belgrade Theatre); A Devilish Exercise (Into the Breech Theatre); Othellophobia (xplosive Acts); Juliet’s Dream (Sharp Theatre). Theatre includes: Sun & Heir (Royal Opera House); the Little Girl who was too fond of matches Best Actor 2007, Buxton Festival, nominated for Best Production (Impetuous Kinship); The Lost Thing (Impetuous Kinship) PALS (Maverick Theatre); Transfigured (Atlas productions). Television includes: Doctors (BBC), Dangerfield (BBC). Film includes: Mr Oakley (TaD too far), Sex Lives of the Potato Men. Musical Theatre includes: Laborintus II (Electric Phoenix); Fax of Life (Limited Company); The Unit (Mary Stewart David and Denis King); Profiles, cast recording (Mary Stewart David).

Marcia has toured for many years both nationally and internationally educating both young and old either facilitating workshops on all aspects of performance studies as well as lecturing to undergraduates and postgraduates on both academic and vocational courses. Some of her recent credits have included: East 15; Royal Central School of Speech and Drama; Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch; Belgrade Theatre, Coventry; Director of Youth Theatre, Barking; Court Training Theatre; Kingston University; South Bank University; Goldsmiths University, Gifted and talented; Wolverhampton University; Winchester University. International credits include: ST&M Theatre School (Amsterdam). She is currently an Associate Artist with the National Youth Theatre and she examines and adjudicates nationally and internationally in all aspects of the Performing Arts.

Marcia is also Director or the Creative Blast Company, an umbrella for transgenerational arts work and performances along with an academy, an agency and a production company which produces shows around Europe and is also Co-Artistic Director of the interdisciplinary award winning Theatre Company, Impetuous Kinship.

Marcia also reviews publications for the Society of Speech and Drama Teachers.

Marcia’s direction, choreography and physical direction include: CoalHouse Fort 100 (Impetuous Kinship); Alice in Wonderland (Impetuous Kinship); Grays 100 (Impetuous Kinship); Sugar and Spice (Futures Theatre Company); Company (UWL/London College of Music) Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch); Harry From the Hill (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch); The Lost Thing & the Little Girl who was too fond of matches (Impetuous Kinship); Corpus Variorum or The Emender of Stories (KUDOS); The Silver Tongued Grandiloquent (Court theatre Training Company); Trainride & Girls’ Night Out (Impetuous Kinship); Merrily we Roll Long (Central School of Speech and Drama/ST&M, Amsterdam); The Person with Enormous Wings (TIE Court Training Company); Moot (MABrum); Webster Dextrious (MABrum); Bottom’s Dream &  A Big Night Out (Chamberlain Players).

Awards

Pigtales - Manchester Evening Standard Award Winner
Marcia Carr - Best Fringe Performer 2000 (Manchester Royal Exchange Studio)
Nominated for Best Performance 2000 - Manchester Evening Standard Award

The wild Party - Time Out Critics Choice
Nominated for Best Ensemble 1998 – The Stage and Television Today
Nominated for a VITA Award 1999 – South Africa

The Little Girl who was too fond of matches – Buxton Festival Award Winner
Marcia Carr - Best Actor 2007 (Underground Venues)
Nominated for Best Production – Buxton Festival

Marcia is currently studying to become a recognised Feldenkrais Practitioner with FITC and is currently completing her graduating year with Sussex 8.