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Seth Carpenter

@connectwithseth

Summary

I am a professional actor and teacher with a unique blend of skills, training and experience in improvisation, performance, communication and education.  I am available for corporate workshops and classes for groups of all ages and backgrounds, aimed to boost skills in communication and/or improvisation.

Other interesting facts...

  • Performed with Cirque du Soleil in two separate productions
  • Presenter/Educator for Carnegie Museum of Natural History
  • Stilt walker, Juggler
  • Fluent in German

Work History

2007Present

Communication Coach

Connect with Seth

Seth is an expert at increasing the levels of productive communication among individuals and groups or teams.  Offering workshops in communication, improvisation, and workplace relationships.

Jan 1995Present

Theatre Instructor

Self

Taught Acting, Improvisation, and Voice & Speech  to students at universities, theatre schools, and camps in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Florida. 

Aug 2006Jun 2009

Instructor/Adjunct Faculty

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Taught in three departments at the University of North Carolina Wilmington:  Theatre, Honors Program, and University College (a division for freshman with undeclared majors).

20002001

Instructor/Adjunct Faculty

Point Park University

Taught Improvisation and Voice and Speech to Musical Theatre majors in Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Arts Program.

20052006

Artist

Cirque du Soleil

Completed two contracts in two different shows performing as part of a character clown couple.

19951999

Teacher

Pittsburgh Public Schools

Taught 3rd-5th graders at inner-city magnet school for German. 

Taught German as classroom teacher along with entire elementary curriculum. 

Jan 1987Jan 1989

Specialist

United States Army

Stationed in South Korea as a petroleum supply specialist in combat heavy engineering battalion (This also afforded me the opportunity to finish college).

Education

Skills

10
Improvisation

Over 25 years experience of training and performance

10
Teaching & Communication

Masters Degree in Education

6
German

Lived in Germany 1 year -   BA w/Honors  in German

6
Stilt-walking

Performed in parades & events, on cruise ships, for Pittsburgh Pirates MLB.

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