Kevin kantor - director
Kevin Kantor (They/Them) is a genderqueer non-binary director, actor, and performance poet working to challenge, deconstruct, and reimagine traditional semiotics of gender on stage and in performance.
Kevin is an alumnus of the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Professional Training Company, The 24 Hour Play: Nationals, and acted as a company member for the 2016-2017 Humana Festival of New American Plays. Selected regional credits include The Hippodrome State Theatre (Florida), Island Shakespeare Festival (Seattle), Iowa New Play Festival, Cherry Creek Theatre (Denver), and the New York Shakespeare Exchange.
As a poet, Kevin’s writing, which explores topics related to queerness, gender identity, rape culture, and survivorship, has been featured in Button Poetry, Teen Vogue, Mic.com, and The Huffington Post, with over 17 million collective online views, and in the anthology We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out (Holt Paperback).
Kevin was also featured alongside Lady Gaga during her 2016 Oscars performance & worked as a content supervisor and contributor on the second season of John Ridley's ABC drama American Crime. Their collections include Endowing Vegetables With Too Much Meaning and Please Come Off-Book: Poems & Plays. @Kevin_Kantor
Actors Theatre of Louisville Professional Training Company
24 Hour Plays
New York Shakespeare Exchange
Means Of Productions