descriptionKevin Otos serves as the coordinator of the BA program in Theatre Studies and teaches a variety of performance courses. A member of Actor's Equity, some favorite roles include Mark Antony in Julius Caesar, Antonio in The Merchant of Venice and Yepikhodov in The Cherry Orchard. In addition to his stage credit, Kevin has also appeared on television, film, and in a number of television commercials. Also a director, his directorial credits range from Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night to Simon Stephen's post-modern Pornography.

Kevin's Bachelor's degree in Theatre and Psychology was completed at Willamette University. His MFA in Acting is from Florida State University's Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, where he studied with an outstanding faculty including the legendary interpreter of Eugene O'Neill's plays, the Tony Award winning José Quintero.

Kevin's research interests include acting pedagogy and physical comedy, particularly Meisner, Commedia dell'Arte, and theatrical Clown. He periodically leads an Elon Winter Term study abroad course on Italian Comedic Tradition in Italy. Learn more about Kevin at www.kevinotos.com.