Scholar Profile: Carla Springer-Hunte


Bio Information

Mrs. Carla Springer-Hunte

Department of Creative and Cultural Arts Faculty of Culture, Creative and Performing Arts Manager Active (246) 417-4797 Check out my Website!
Biography/Responsibilities/Duties:

Carla is a performer, producer, writer, arts manager and cultural consultant, with 40 years of theatre experience on and off stage in Barbados, the Caribbean, and in major cities around the world. A former cast member with Stage One Theatre Productions, “Pampalam” and “Laff-it-Off”, and well known in the local TV mini-series on HIV/AIDS Awareness “Secrets”, she is a founding member and Director of SAYGE Theatre Productions and Hunterspring Events Management. Carla has written her first two plays “It’s up to Me” on HIV/AIDS Awareness and “When Men Cry” on Domestic Abuse, and has co-written and co-produced a play on issues of identity called “Deadly Beautiful”.

 

Researcher at U.W.I

Research Interests

  1. “The Business of Creative Arts in Small Island Developing States: The Cultural Policy and Entrepreneurship Nexus in Barbados”

Research Activity

Public Service

  1. [Public or Community Service]

    Celebrity Guest Reader, St. Lawrence Primary School Literacy Week Story Competition more..

    2012

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    COMPLETED

  2. [Public or Community Service]

    Judge for Crop Over Masquerade Junior Kadooment and Grand Kadooment more..

    2019

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    COMPLETED

  3. [Public or Community Service]

    Chief Judge for Drama/Speech for the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts more..

    2008-2011

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    COMPLETED

  4. [Public or Community Service]

    Member of Audition Team/Advisor: TIGER EYE (Theatre in Education) Acting Skills for Intermediates more..

    2015

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    COMPLETED

  5. [Public or Community Service]

    Judge for Drama/Speech for the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts more..

    2016-2017; 2012-2019

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    COMPLETED

  6. [Public or Community Service]

    Parent Member of the Parent Teachers' Association - St. Gabriel's School more..

    2015-2017

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    COMPLETED

  7. [Public or Community Service]

    Celebrity Dancer, "Dancing under the Stars" - Dance your way to Better Health more..

    2012

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    COMPLETED

Education and Training

  1. [Education and Training]

    Masters of Arts (Arts Management) more..

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    COMPLETED

  2. [Education and Training]

    Author Fellowship Programme more..

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    COMPLETED

  3. [Education and Training]

    Bachelor of Science (Accounting) more..

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    COMPLETED

  4. [Education and Training]

    MPhil (Cultural Studies) more..

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    COMPLETED

Memberships

  1. [Membership]

    Board Member of the National Cultural Foundation (2003-2004) more..

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    COMPLETED

  2. [Membership]

    Member of the African Theatre Association (AFTA) more..

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    COMPLETED

  3. [Membership]

    Member of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) more..

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    COMPLETED

  4. [Membership]

    Board Member of the Stage One Theatre Productions more..

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    COMPLETED

  5. [Membership]

    Member of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) more..

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    COMPLETED

In the News

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Social Media

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Other Activities

  1. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress:( 1998-2010) Laff-It-Off more..

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  2. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2006) Opening Night more..

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    COMPLETED

  3. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2001) The Confession more..

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    COMPLETED

  4. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2019) Deadly Beautiful (Staged Reading Performances - EBCCI) more..

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    COMPLETED

  5. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2022) The Man in the Grey Hat (VOICES Book Lunch - FCCPA) more..

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    COMPLETED

  6. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2008) Going for Love (SAYGE Theatre, Toronto, Canada) more..

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    COMPLETED

  7. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (1993-1996) Pampalam more..

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    COMPLETED

  8. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (1992) Joe Turner's Come and Gone more..

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    COMPLETED

  9. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2014) Girl on Fire (Lighthouse Theatre) more..

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    COMPLETED

  10. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2007) Going for Love (SAYGE Theatre, Barbados) more..

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    COMPLETED

  11. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2006) Praise Song for Irving - CARIFESTA IX (Trinidad) more..

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    COMPLETED

  12. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2008) Going for Love - CARIFESTA X (Guyana) more..

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    COMPLETED

  13. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (2006 & 2007) National Folk Concert (National Cultural Foundation) more..

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    COMPLETED

  14. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (1993) Clifford & Company more..

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    COMPLETED

  15. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (1988-1992) Talk Tent more..

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    COMPLETED

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    State Actress: (2017) When Men Cry - (Unzipped Theatrical Production - EBCCI) more..

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    COMPLETED

  17. [Other Activity]

    Stage Actress: (1994) To Lead a Normal Life more..

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    COMPLETED