Gregory Sims, BFA

Adjunct Professor, Department of Theater Arts

Phone: (626) 815-5035
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Gregory Sims, BFA, is a professional director, actor, teacher, writer, and graduate of the acting program at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the founder of Practical Audition Technique, an acting studio he has been running for 15 years. Sims brings more than 20 years of acting experience in regional theater, Off-Broadway, film, and television. Highlights of Sims' career include Sight Unseen at South Coast Repertory, Medium, NCIS: Los Angeles, Numbers, and The Midnighters. Sims is also the founder of Practical Goal Setting Technique, a coaching and teaching system that helps the individual find a spiritual path toward their goals.


  • BFA, Carnegie Mellon University
  • A.A., Seminole Community College

Academic Area

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of the Arts)
    • Department of Theater Arts

Courses Taught

  • THTR 271 – Intermediate Acting for the Stage and Screen

Office Hours

By appointment only

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