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performing arts educator

Gary Bryden Carkin, American performing arts educator.


Carkin, Gary Bryden was born on October 5, 1940 in York, Maine, United States. Son of Laurence Earl and Beatrice Fillmore (Bryden) Carkin.


Bachelor, University New Hampshire, 1963. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1984.


Actor Players' Theater of New England, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1968-1970. Visiting professor Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1970-1974. Actor, teacher University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1975-1977, Michigan State University Performing Arts Company, East Lansing, 1977-1980.

Fulbright scholar Thailand, 1980-1981. Professor Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, since 1982. Visiting professor Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, 1981.

Theater director Manchester Youth Theater, 1986-1991. Property manager Carkin Properties, Manchester, since 1991. Editor, owner Carlisle Publications, 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Author: How to Succeed in the United States of America, 1997, Ten Plays for the English as Second Language/EFL Classroom, 2003, Ten More Plays for the English as Second Language/EFL Classroom, 2004.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, architecture, music, films.


Married Pachareeya Erawan, January 1, 1961.

Laurence Earl Carkin

Beatrice Fillmore (Bryden) Carkin

Pachareeya Erawan