S. Bart Simpson
props design


S. Bart Simpson (Props Design) After completing his MFA in Directing at The University of Texas at Austin, Bart returned to Indianapolis and worked with several theatres in the 80s and 90s.  He built scenery and props at IRT, travelled to schools across Indiana performing adaptations of Shakespeare with the Indianapolis Shakespeare Theatre Festival’s troup WILL POWER.  He directed and taught design, creative dramatics and stagecraft at Marian University.  Bart also directed plays at the Phoenix Theatre, Theater on the Square and Shakespeare in Garfield Park.  For the last fifteen years Bart has designed and built the Haunted House for the Childrens Museum.  This year’s theme is PIRATE’S REVENGE.  Bart can also be seen performing at the Indiana State Fair in his roll with the BLUE MONKEY SIDESHOW.  Later this fall Bart will direct a new translation of Plautus’ TRUNCULENTUS for Butler University.