Two Musicals in Auburn, NY!
Overlapping slightly with CATF, Kent will be joining The REV Theatre Company in Auburn, NY to close out their summer season as the Production Stage Manager for State Fair and Ain't Misbehavin'. Looking forward to rejoining his first love of musical theatre, and leading his largest stage management team to date! Click here for tickets.
Rotating Repertory with CATF
After a few days in NYC, Kent dove straight into prep week for the Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. He is currently working as the Assistant Stage Manager for the Marinoff Theatre, a delightful in-the-round space which will feature two new works in rotating repertory, Babel and Ushuaia Blue.
Brighton Beach Memoirs at DTC
Overlapping with UCF Celebrates the Arts, Kent travelled to Wilmington, Delaware to helm Brighton Beach Memoirs at Delaware Theatre Company. A new theatre, city, state, and region checked off the bucket list! A short but delightful run with a fantastic company of actors and technicians.
Brand New Steinmetz Hall!
Kent is so grateful to have returned to his alma mater, the University of Central Florida, to work as a venue manager for UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022. Kent was assigned the beautiful and brand new Steinmetz Hall, the newest addition to the Dr. Phillips Arts Center. He spent a long but fantastic two weeks coordinating with students, faculty, and the IATSE crew at DPAC to put on a wide variety of events, including choirs, orchestras, band, and theatre presentations.
South Florida Double Feature
After subbing in for rehearsals for the Regent Seven Seas Splendor, Kent joined the team at Palm Beach Dramaworks as a replacement Stage Manager for Almost, Maine and the Production Stage Manager for the world premiere of The Duration.
Sailing the High Seas Once More!
Kent has returned to the Regent Seven Seas Mariner as the Install Production Stage Manager for the ship's relaunch, working as a member of the team bringing back entertainment offerings to the ship's guests after twenty months of non-operation. He will be sailing from Genoa, Italy to Miami, Florida.
Kent is hard at work at the Production Stage Manager for the Skeletones, helming a new show at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, featuring four brass players, two singers, and all your favorite Halloween hits! The show runs through Halloween, if you're in the park drop by and say hello!
Returning to Busch Gardens!
Kent will be headed back up to Virginia to stage manage The Musketeers, Spark! the summer nighttime spectacular, and work on Howl O Scream, as well as a brand new show that is yet to be announced! Kent is incredibly excited to safely get back to work after more than a year of waiting for the Great Pause to conclude.
Half Hour Call on YouTube
Kent has started the YouTube channel Half Hour Call, dedicated to making technical theatre training more accessible. Check out the channel for current events, stage management how-to's, and interviews with industry professionals from theatre careers you may never have even heard of! To subscribe, click here.
Setting Sail with Norwegian
Kent is joining the team at Norwegian Creative Studios as the Install Production Stage Manager for all four production shows aboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner. Shows include Blazing Boots, Divos and Divas, Tuxedo and Broadway in Concert. During the install process, Kent will be aboard the Mariner travelling from Australia to Singapore. Bon Voyage!
A Christmas Carol Opens!
Playing to packed houses now through December 29th! "This audience-favorite adaptation of Charles Dickens’ time-honored tale returns to Sacramento Theatre Company. It’s Christmas Eve, and the greedy Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by a succession of divine spirits. These ghosts force Scrooge to confront his regrettable youth of decades gone by, his icy present devoid of kindness, and what his future holds if he doesn’t change his miserly ways. Bring the whole family for this heartwarming holiday classic." For tickets, click here!
Christmas Carol at STC
Heading off to the west coast, Kent will be joining the team at Sacramento Theatre Company as an AEA Assistant Stage Manager for their upcoming remount of A Christmas Carol, running December 5-29. For tickets, click here!
Howl O Scream Opens
The entire Busch Gardens Williamsburg production team has been hard at work preparing for this year's HOWL O SCREAM event, and it is finally ready to share with the public! As the Swing Stage Manager, Kent covers all six haunted mazes, seven Terror-tories, two DJ's, and two escape rooms.
Fall SETC - Number 229
After a brief performing hiatus to pursue stage management, Kent will be attending the Fall SETC unified audition conference in August. He will be audition on Monday August 26th as number 229 and looks forward to making connections in the broader theatre community!
Spark! Rehearsals Begin
Preparations have begun for the Summer Nights event, Spark! at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Kent is stage managing the nighttime spectacular, featuring a live DJ, lasers, pyrotechnics, and dancers! You don't want to miss this. Performances nightly at 9 pm, June 28 - August 11. For more information, click here.
Native Gardens Opens
The hot-button comedy at Florida Repertory Theatre is running from now until May 19th! Kent is serving as the assistant stage manager for this crazy and poignant show. For tickets, click here.
Hay Fever Opens at Florida Rep
Noel Coward’s comedy of manners opens at the Florida Repertory Theatre tonight! Kent has had the pleasure of working with this wonderful cast and creative team as their Assistant Stage Manager since their first rehearsal. This is one show you don’t want to miss! Tickets are going fast!
Emergency Substitute for Fences
Closing out his first week at Florida Repertory Theatre, Kent is jumping in at the last minute as the Assistant Stage Manager for August Wilson's Fences. Thanks to the cast and the Production Stage Manager Lisa for being so welcoming!
Joining the Florida Rep Team
Starting the new year off with a bang, Kent will be joining the Florida Repertory Theatre for the remainder of their 18/19 season as an Assistant Stage Manager/Intern for Hay Fever and Native Gardens. Hay Fever runs from February 12-March 6 and Native Gardens runs from April 2-May 5.
Final Days at UCF
After 3 and a half years at UCF, Kent has graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre and a Minor in Dance from the University of Central Florida.
As part of his final semester of course work, Kent performed in the Dream Roles 2018 Concert as Evan from Dear Evan Hansen. To watch the performance, click here.
In addition to performing, Kent designed lighting, served as an Assistant Stage Manager, and arranged the opening medley for the showcase.