Theatre Faculty – Adrienne Carter


Adrienne Carter
Visiting Assistant Professor, Acting and Theatre Instructor
Advanced Acting, Acting Styles, Stage Diction, Workshop I, Theatre History, Sr. Theatre Performance

Adrienne Carter received her BA in Spanish and Theatre Studies from Yale University. After earning an MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama, she spent several years on stages and screens in New York City.  Adrienne originated the role of Joyce Cheeks in No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs at the Philadelphia Theatre Company, where she was nominated for a Barrymore Award, and the production moved to New York’s Primary Stages. Adrienne began her writing career in Los Angeles. Her novel FAB  is published by Doubleday Press and she has written on the television shows Eve and NBC’s Las Vegas. She has also served as a writer/producer on Everybody Hates Chris, a comedy based on the early life of Chris Rock ,and Fox’s Brothers. Ms. Carter has also taught Acting for the Camera at Idyllwild Arts Academy and recently completed the screenplay for the South African romantic comedy, Zulu Wedding.

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