Kyle W. Porter

Kyle W. Porter is a graduate of Dean College and has been described as an “odd chameleon” of an actor. He has worked in different theaters across New England and in several different films (The Equalizer, KODE, Theory of Conflict). After graduation, Kyle worked in the Boston area, first as a Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Apprentice for their production of Twelfth Night. After that he worked in the ensemble for several musicals with Riverside Theatre works (Scrooge, Guys and Dolls, Jesus Christ Superstar), then Parolles in All’s Well That Ends Well and Troilus in Troilus and Cressida with Dragonfly Theatre. He then spent several years in China, teaching English and drama and working as the administrator for the local Hangzhou Writers’ Association. He helped to host and organize different music and art festivals, published their second anthology (Hangzhou Souls: 杭州的灵魂), and facilitated collaborations with other literary magazines. He was also fortunate enough to perform his dream role of Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Hangzhou with a group of international performers. Since returning to New England, Kyle played Renfield and Dr. Henry Jekyll in original adaptations of Dracula and Jekyll and Hyde, respectively, as well as Jack in Beyond the Blues, He made his directing debut with a production of Much Ado About Nothing, and writes/hosts for his own show The Dead Poets Society Podcast.

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