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Carrie Lund

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Carrie Lund is co-owner of The Players Circle and a talented local actor.

Carrie’s on stage career spans more than 35 years. She has performed regionally in theaters in New York, Vermont, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. In Southwest Florida, Carrie has starred in more than 100 productions. As a member of the Actor’s Equity Association, she acted 451 weeks over 21 years. In Florida Rep’’ 19th season, she acted in the one-woman show Erma Bombeck, At Wit’s End, and all nine Wall Street Journal reviewed shows. Some of her favorite credits include Private Lives, Talley’s Folly, August Osage County, God of Carnage and Becky’s New Car. She was named Best Actress by Florida Weekly in 2011. Her most recent appearance was portraying multiple roles in A.R. Gurney’s The Dining Room.

In addition to The Players Circle, Carrie was co-founder of Florida Rep and Pirate Playhouse on Sanibel Island. She received a Distinguished Citizen Award in 1987 and Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997 from the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce. She received Florida Weekly’s Power Women of Lee County recognition in 2012.

Lund has also served as a professor of theater at Florida Gulf Coast University, Company Manager and acting member of the American Ibsen Theatre in Pittsburgh, and Managing Director for the Player’s Circle at LaGuardia College in New York City, where she played Sally Talley in Talley’s Folly.

Carrie received a BFA in Acting and Directing from Ithaca College. As Resident Artist at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, she initiated services for the visually and hearing impaired that received international. Her dedication to young audiences is realized through the numerous programs she’s developed and performed in over the years.

February 2, 2020.

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