S. Bart Simpson
props design


S. Bart Simpson

Props Design

Bart holds an MFA in Directing from The University of Texas at Austin. Through the 80s and 90s, he built scenery and props at IRT, traveled 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, Butler University, and Shakespeare in Garfield Park.  He directed Indy Shakes’ first Traveling Troupe production of Macbeth in June 2018. Bart will also be directing the 2019 Traveling Troupe production of Much Ado About Nothing.

For the last sixteen years Bart has designed and built the Haunted House for the Children’s Museum.  Bart can also be seen performing in his roll with the BLUE MONKEY SIDESHOW.