Carrie John’s acting experience started at the young age of 5. She performed in many school shows and received her first paid role at age 14 in “Florida’s Official State Play, Cross and Sword”. After performing in various children’s theater productions, including “Jack and the Beanstalk”, and “Sleeping Beauty”, as well as Broadway musicals “42nd Street” and “The King and I”, Carrie decided to attend Florida School of the Arts. There, she would continue her studies of the performing arts. After receiving her Degree, she took on the featured role of Maleficent with Walt Disney World Resorts. To date, some of Carrie’s strongest roles include: Morticia Addams in “The Addams Family (Musical)” and nominated for best actress in a musical at IMCOM-Europe Tournament of Plays, Brook Ashton/Vicki in “Noises Off”, and Deirdre McDavey in “I Hate Hamlet” and nominated for best supporting actress in a comedy at IMCOM-Europe Tournament of Plays. Now moving into film and television, Carrie was featured in an action/thriller short film titled “Reborn Lost” playing the role of Nina, a mother/operative. She has done some background work for television series including: “Rizzoli and Isles”, “How to Get Away with Murder”, and “Lethal Weapon” giving her the experience of working for Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures, and ABC.
Carrie’s training derived primarily from Florida School of the Arts. There she took acting lessons, class voice, dance, improv, stage combat, dialects, stage movement, and make-up. She also attended acting workshops by Jonathon Lamer, IMCOM-Europe Tournament of Plays adjudicator/Actor. In addition, Carrie graduated from Barbizon Modeling School, Tampa, FL, where she learned photo movement and runway techniques.
Carrie expresses great interest in travel. She lived abroad for 5 years in Wiesbaden, Germany, where she worked for the U.S. military. She traveled to Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Austria, and England. Although not licensed anymore, Carrie is advanced in Massage Therapy including Swedish massage, Sports Massage, and Neuromuscular. Carrie also expresses interest in Events. Some of her successful events include: “Hotel of Horror”, a haunted house production, director of 30 volunteers, 15 themes, and generated earnings of $5,000, “Masquerade of Horror” a Halloween Ball Production, director of 30 volunteers, dance and drink specials, and decoration of ballroom, and “A Musical Theatre Happening”, a sweet sixteen birthday party, 40 guests, DJ, decorations, games and prizes. Out of all of Carrie’s interests, her utmost passion is Acting, and doing so in a professional environment. She is very much looking forward to continuing her acting career with film and television.