Carter Gill is an actor, theatre maker and teacher of acting, clown and commedia dell’arte. He received his MFA in Acting from Yale School of Drama and took on a formal teaching apprenticeship with Christopher Bayes from 2011-2013, allowing Carter the privilege to join the cohort of Bayes trained teachers. Carter has studied Clown under Philippe Gaulier and is a company member of the new performance extension of The Funny of School of Good Acting. In addition to his clown and commedia dell’arte teaching, Carter has taught acting courses ranging from 20th Century American Drama, contemporary plays, Chekhov, styles and Shakespeare. He taught classes at Yale College, Yale School of Drama and serves on the faculty at New York University, Marymount Manhattan College, Rider University and Pace University.
Recent directing credits include The Servant of Two Masters at Marymount Manhattan College, A Flea in Her Ear, A Doctor In Spite of Himself, and Ubu Roi at Rider University, Ruzante (Asst. Director to Chris Bayes, Workshop Production at TFANA), Skeleton in the Pantry by Elisabeth Gray (Workshop Production at Manhattan Theatre Club) and an upcoming production of Peter and the Starcatcher at Pace University.
Stage credits include The 3 Farids (TheatreWorks Silicon Valley), The 39 Steps (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Commedia Dell Artichoke (The Gene Frankel Theatre), Comedy of Errors (Allentown Shakespeare Festival), Moonchildren (Berkshire Theatre Group), Even Maybe Tammy (The Flea Theatre), and The Merchant of Venice (Colorado Shakespeare Festival) as well as workshops and new play readings at The Women’s Project, Lincoln Center Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, New Dramatists, The Lark, Manhattan Theatre Club, and others. TV: “Law & Order”, “Person of Interest”, “Turn: Washington’s Spies, and “Younger.” Film: Audition, Couch, and Eskimo Sisters. www.cartergill.com