Marymount Manhattan

Department of
Theatre Arts

Kevin Connell


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In Brief

KEVIN CONNELL is currently a Professor of Theatre Arts at Marymount Manhattan College, where he serves as Coordinator of Junior and Senior Acting and Recruiter for the Department of Theatre Arts. He attended The Ohio State University (B.F.A.) and the University of California, San Diego (M.F.A.).

Title/Position

Professor of Theatre Arts

Recruiter for Theatre Arts

Department

Theatre Arts

Email

kconnell@mmm.edu

Phone/Ext

212-774-0713

Degree(s)

B.F.A., The Ohio State University
M.F.A., University of California, San Diego

Recent Work

Kevin served as the Period Style and Etiquette Coordinator for the 2012-2013 Broadway production of The Heiress.

He is co-adapting the stage version of Kathryn Harrison’s novel Exposure and his play The Holy Terror is published by Stage Voices Publishing (ASIN: B002VBWFFY).

He is Co-Founder/Artistic Director of Blueprint Theater Project (www.BlueprintTheaterProject.org). 

Teaching

Acting II (American Realism)

Acting III (Ibsen, Chekhov, Coward, Wilde & Shaw)

Beyond Naturalism

Acting Solo

Senior Showcase

Professional Experience

Directing credits include:  Christopher Durang’s Baby with the Bathwater (2007) for Ground UP Productions (NYC); Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliette (2007) for the Collective Company (NYC); Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (2013), Wilde’s An Ideal Husband (2010), Marivaux’s The Triumph of Love (2009), Constance Cox’s adaptation of Wilde’s Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (2005) and Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals (2004) at the National Black Theatre and The Poet’s Den Theatre/Take Wing and Soar Productions (NYC); James Magruder, Susan Birkenhead and Jeffrey Stock’s musical adaptation of Marivaux’s Triumph of Love (2013), J.B. Priestley’s Time and the Conways (2011), Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer (2009), Michael John LaChiusa’s musical Hello Again (2008), Tennessee Williams’ Approaching the End of a Summer and Edward Albee’s Finding the Sun (2007), A.A. Milne’s The Ugly Duckling (2006), an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard II titled The Holy Terror (2005), James Valcq and Fred Alley’s musical The Spitfire Grill (2003), Seneca’s Trojan Women (2002), Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (2001) and Tony Kushner’s Reverse Transcription (2000) all at Marymount Manhattan College (NYC).

He performed in the play Temporarily Yours, (also playwright) at the 2001 Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland). Additionally, Kevin has performed in productions at The National Theatre (London), La Jolla Playhouse (San Diego, CA), Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Chicago, IL), TheatreWorks USA (NYC/Tour), The Wayside Theatre (Winchester, VA), TheatreFest, NJ (Montclair, NJ) and Pinewood Film Studios (London), among other credits.