May 12

Teaching Artists


Kevin Ray

Kevin Ray is a theater artist with experience in education, community development, and professional acting. He began working as a teaching artist, developing curriculum and facilitating theater programs, in 2002. Kevin has worked with various youth populations, grades K to 12, ranging from general education to youth with special needs and English language learners. He has worked for several organizations including Manhattan New Music Project, The Creative Arts Team, and Theatre Development Fund. As a director of young people, Kevin has worked at The McCarter Theatre, directing productions of Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr., A Year With Frog and Toad and Pinkalicious. As assistant director at The Creative Arts Team Youth Theatre, he was musical director/assistant director for From Time to Time and The Power Game. In addition, Kevin has provided professional development workshops at Partnership for After School Education (PASE) for after-school and summer program administrators and staff. As part of his work toward an MA in Applied Theater at The CUNY School of Professional Studies, Kevin led intergenerational, community-based theater programs with youth and older adults at Hudson Guild and SAGE (Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders) where he co-directed Step Right Up!. He received his Bachelor of Music from New York University and anticipates receiving his MA in Applied Theatre in December 2011. As a professional actor, Kevin is a member of Actors’ Equity and has appeared in regional theater productions as well as national tours of The Who’s Tommy and A Chorus Line.