Head of Actor Training
Associate Professor of Theatre
Box 43, BDA 334
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Voice: (615) 904-8468
Fax: (615) 898-5826
Kyle Kennedy is Associate Professor and Head of
Acting at Middle Tennessee State University.
He received his MFA in Acting
from the University of Texas at Austin in 1993, after which he
worked extensively as an actor Off-Broadway and in regional
Notable Off-Broadway and other
New York credits include
Murder at Minsing Manor…(originated
the role of Father Pat, Ridiculous Theatre Company),
Broken Pieces (La MaMa),
Romeo and Juliet,
Peter and the Wolf (Little Orchestra
Catfish, Guns, and Corndogs…, and
Tis' Pity She's a Whore.
Regional credits include A
History of the American Film and The
Revenger's Tragedy (Williamstown
A Midsummer's Night Dream and
The Front Page (Asolo Repertory Theatre,
Sarasota, FL.), Florida Studio Theatre (Sarasota FL.), Jobsite
Theatre Company (Tampa, FL.), Creede Repertory Theatre (Creed,
CO.), and Live Oak Theatre (Austin, TX.).
Most recently, Kyle has acted at
Cortland Repertory Theatre in Upstate New York, where he played
Lord Queensbury (et al) in
The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, and Lt.
Col. Nathan Jessup in
A Few Good Men (both productions nominated
for SALT Awards).
In addition to acting, Kyle is a
director and has studied Shakespeare with Sir Peter Hall.
He is a member of the Screen
Actors Guild and is an eligible member of Actors' Equity
Professor Kennedy is also a
certified instructor of the Meisner Technique, earning his
teacher-certification from the Neighborhood Playhouse, New York
City, in 2006.