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KEVIN CONNELL is currently an Associate Professor of Theatre Arts at Marymount Manhattan College (New York City) Directing credits include Christopher Durang's Baby with the Bathwater (2007) for Ground UP Productions (NYC); Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (2007) for the Collective Company (NYC); Constance Cox’s adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (2005) and Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals (2004) at the National Black Theatre (NYC); Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer (2009), Michael John LaChiusa's musical Hello Again (2008), Tennessee Williams' Approaching the End of a Summer and Edward Albee's Finding the Sun (2007), A.A. Milne’s The Ugly Duckling (2006), an adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Richard the Second titled The Holy Terror (2005), James Valcq and Fred Alley's musical The Spitfire Grill (2003), Seneca’s Trojan Women (2002), Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (2001) and Tony Kushner’s Reverse Transcription (2000) all at Marymount Manhattan College.   He performed in the play Temporarily Yours, (also playwright) at the 2001 Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland) Additionally, Kevin has performed in productions at The National Theatre (London), La Jolla Playhouse (San Diego, CA), Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Chicago, IL), Manhattan Theatre Club (NYC), TheatreWorks USA (NYC/Tour), The Wayside Theatre (Winchester, VA), TheatreFest, NJ (Montclair, NJ) and Pinewood Film Studios (London), among other credits.  Kevin is currently co-adapting the stage version of Kathryn Harrison’s novel ExposureHe attended The Ohio State University (B.F.A.) and the University of California, San Diego (M.F.A.).