Kent Gash

Kent Gash

Director, The Comedy of Errors

Other theatres: Off-Broadway: Langston in Harlem (co-author with Walter Marks), Miss Evers’ Boys, Home (Melting Pot Theatre Company); Call the Children Home (Primary Stages); Beggar’s Holiday (York Theatre). Regional: Alliance Theatre: God of Carnage, 26 Miles (world premiere); Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue; King Hedley II; Radio Golf; Sophisticated Ladies; Jelly’s Last Jam; Tick, Tick...Boom; Five Guys Named Moe; Shakespeare’s R&J; Sleuth; Pacific Overtures (with Cincinnati Playhouse and North Shore Music Theatre); Topdog/Underdog (with Trinity Repertory Company and New Repertory Theatre). Other regional: Seven Guitars (Marin Theatre Company); Harriet’s Return (Geffen Playhouse, Kennedy Center); Ain’t Misbehavin’ (several); Crowns, Pure Confidence, Gee’s Bend (Denver Center Theatre Company); Troilus and Cressida, Twelfth Night, Guys and Dolls (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Coriolanus, Private Lives (Shakespeare Santa Cruz). 

Other credits: Associate Artistic Director, Alliance Theatre (2001–2009); Associate Artistic Director, Alabama Shakespeare Festival (1999-2001); Founding Director, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, New Studio on Broadway. 

Awards: Elliot Norton Awards (Topdog/Underdog, Pacific Overtures); Audelco Award (Langston in Harlem); Suzi Bass Awards (Jelly’s Last Jam, Sophisticated Ladies). 

Education: BFA, Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.