Kevin McKillip | Artistic Associate

Kevin McKillip returns to the First Folio stage this winter as Dvorniceck in Rough Crossing. He has appeared in over 25 productions with First Folio, including Hamlet (title role), Richard III (title role – Jeff Nomination – Best Leading Actor), The Importance of Being Ernest (Algernon), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck – Jeff Nomination – Best Supporting Actor), Design for Living (Leo), The Woman in Black, Jeeves Intervenes (Eustace – Jeff Nomination – Best Supporting Actor), Jeeves in Bloom (Gussie Fink-Nottle), Jeeves Takes a Bow (Nigel Binkersteth), (Macbeth (Malcolm), As You Like It (Jacques), Unnecessary Farce, The Merchant of Venice, and many more.  His other Chicago area credits include The Story (Goodman Theatre), Arcadia (Court Theatre), Barnum at the Mercury Theatre, and appearances with Drury Lane, ShawChicago, Famous Door, Remy Bumppo, Porchlight Music Theatre and in the TATC/First Folio co-production of Making God Laugh.  Kevin has been seen regionally with Milwaukee Rep (Intimate Apparel, The Story), American Players (Cyrano de Bergerac, Richard III, The Comedy of Errors), The Boarshead Theatre (Hamlet), Artists Ensemble Theatre, New American Theatre (Romeo and Juliet, ART, The Three Musketeers, Room Service) Iowa Shakespeare Festival (King Lear, 12th Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream), and 15 productions with the Peninsula Players Theatre in Door County Wisconsin including God of Carnage, A Few Good Men, Around the World in 80 Days (Phileas Fogg), Is He Dead? (Millet), Wait Until Dark, The Elephant Man, Sherlock Holmes and the Final Adventure, Cabaret, Born Yesterday, The Mousetrap, and Escanaba in ‘da Moonlight. Internationally, Kevin has appeared in Troilus and Cressida, Antony and Cleopatra, The White Devil, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival of Canada, where he was the recipient of a Tyrone Guthrie Award. His one-man-show, Will Rogers: An American Original, first commissioned by First Folio, has also been seen in Chicago, Princeton IL, Lansing MI, and Door County WI, and will be seen this spring at the Artists Ensemble Theatre. Kevin has been heard as a guest Disc Jockey alongside Dick Biondi, and his recent commercial clients include Microsoft, Accenture, Frontier Cable, and Perkins. He has completed shooting “The Wars”, a new mini-series premiering this spring on the History Channel, in which he appears as Young Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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