Island Shakespeare Festival

Kevin Kantor (they/them) is a trans non-binary spoken word poet, actor, and theatre director, actor working to deconstruct and reimagine the semiotics of gender on stage and in performance. Kevin has toured nationally with their poetry, performing & leading workshops at colleges & universities across the country. Their collective work has garnered over 18 million online views. They have been featured in Teen Vogue, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Upworthy, & in the anthology We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out (Holt Paperback). Their first full-length poetry collection Please Come Off-Book is forthcoming from Button Poetry, March 2021. At Island Shakespeare Festival: Iago in Othello, Orsino in Twelfth Night, Edward in Sense and Sensibility

Kevin Kantor

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