Kennedy C. MacKinnon
Eighth season: Voice and text coach. Elsewhere: Artistic Director, Shakespeare Link Canada. For SLC: Romeo and Juliet – A Bilingual Love Story (in development), With Love, Will Shakespeare (Toronto), Hamlet, Alone and Drowning Ophelia (Shakespeare Link International Festival, Wales), The Africa Project: Dance with Us, Not with AIDS (Mozambique); co-directed/co-adapted five of Shakespeare’s plays in partnership with Montes Namuli. Directed Salt-Water Moon (Common Roof), co-directed/co-adapted Death of a Chief (NAC/NEPA). Teaching credits include Birmingham Conservatory, Humber College, George Brown. Coaching credits include Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Globe Theatre, Canadian Stage. Film/TV: Dialogue/dialect coaching includes P.T. Barnum, Sounder and Life with Judy Garland. Training: MFA Acting/Diploma in Voice, York University; BFA Acting, University of Windsor; Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Awards: Four Tyrone Guthrie Awards, Innovation Award (Toronto), Distinguished Faculty Award (Humber College). Online: www.shakespearelinkcanada.ca.