Bryn Kennedy

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RBC Apprentice Director & Kathleen C. Freeman Development Fund Recipient

Bryn Kennedy (she/her) is a theatre director, sometimes actor, emerging producer and reluctant writer. She is a scrappy, independent theatre artist whose favourite directing credits include a new interpretation of VITALS by Rosamund Small (Nominated Outstanding Solo Performance, My Entertainment Awards), new play BENEATH THE BED by Gabriel Golin (sold-out site-specific run at the

Toronto Fringe Festival), SCHILLER’S MARY STUART (Stratford Directors Workshop Projects), and JANE by Camille Intson (Tarragon Greenhouse Festival), a new, speculative fiction drama in development. She assistant directed A BEAR AWAKE IN WINTER (Canadian Stage Workshop & Next Stage Theatre Festival) and HAMLET (Stratford Festival). She was a member of Nightwood Theatre’s Young Innovators Unit, Paprika Festival Directors Lab, and Directors Lab North 2021. In 2022, she was a member of Tarragon Theatre’s inaugural Greenhouse Residency and Stratford Festival’s Langham Directors Workshop, winning the Jean Gascon Award for Emerging Director. She is proud to be in her second year as Artistic Associate with Directors Lab North, building community between directors from around the world. She credits years of belting showtunes in the car with her Dad for her love of musical theatre.