Kevin Kantor  |  Breakout Session

Session: Breaking The Binary: Creating & Upholding Spaces for Trans and Non-Binary Theater Makers On Stage & Beyond

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About Kevin

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 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), New York Shakespeare Exchange, and The 24 Hour Plays (New York). Television and New Media credits include American Crime (ABC); People You May Know, PHASES (BuzzFeed Motion Pictures) 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). Their collections include Endowing Vegetables With Too Much Meaning and Please Come Off-Book: Poems & Plays.  @Kevin_Kantor