Kevin Jones

Actor & Director

Kevin has enjoyed working on the American stage for more than 30 years. Regional theatres include American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St Louis, Asolo Repertory Theatre in Saratoga, Florida, Florida Studio Theatre, The Fountain Theatre (L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award), Los Angeles Theatre Center, East West Players (L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for Actor in a Supporting Role), Great Lakes Theater, The Magic Theatre in San Francisco, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Locally he has performed at Portland Center Stage, Third Rail Repertory Theatre and Portland Playhouse where he received a Drammy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role in Radio Golf by August Wilson. Kevin most recently directed August Wilson Red Door Project’s production of Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments. Prior to that he directed How I Learned What I Learned at Portland Playhouse (Drammy Award for Best Director of a Play). Other directing credits include We Are Proud To Present…The Motherfucker With the Hat and August Wilson’s Seven Guitars at Artists Rep and A Lesson Before Dying and Blood Knot by Athol Fugard at Profile Theatre. Kevin also appeared in Portland Playhouse's highly acclaimed productions of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and The Piano Lesson.  He’s done TV and film… but nothing anybody would remember. Kevin is a Resident Artist at Artists Rep and the co-founder of the August Wilson Red Door Project.