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Shane Kenyon

Shane Kenyon
Shane Kenyon
Adjunct Faculty
Chicago College of Performing Arts
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About Me

Shane has been working in and around Chicago for the last twelve years. He most recently he appeared this summer at the Utah Shakespeare Festival as Romeo in Romeo & Juliet, Kit Marlowe in Shakespeare in Love and Jacques de Boys in As You Like it. His Chicago theatre credits include: If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet (Jeff Award Winner – Best Supporting Actor, Steep Theatre); Buzzer (Goodman Theatre); Where We’re Born, Hushabye, Betrayal, Sex With Strangers (u/s), (Steppenwolf Theatre); The Who and The What (Victory Gardens); Shining City, The Seafarer (Jeff Award Winner – Best Ensemble), Shadow of a Gunman (Irish Theatre of Chicago); 10 out of 12 (Theatre Wit); Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight (Windy City Playhouse); Season on the Line (The House Theatre of Chicago); Trainspotting USA  (Book & Lyrics); Big Love (Strawdog Theatre); Mary’s Wedding (Rivendell Theatre). Regional theatre credits include: Hedda Gabler at the Studio Theatre of DC. Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Midsummer Nights Dream (Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre).  Shane’s film and TV credits include: Chicago Justice, Chicago PD, Empire, Mind Games, Chicago Code, along with multiple SAG independent films and commercials. He is a proud ensemble member of the Irish Theatre of Chicago. Shane is represented by Sam Samuelson and the other amazing agents at Stewart Talent Agency.

Education
  • BFATheatre Performance — Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts