Geoffrey Kent is an Actor, Director, Fight Director and Educator based out of Denver, Colorado.
As an Actor, Geoffrey has appeared on numerous Colorado stages including the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the Arvada Center for the Performing Arts, Curious Theatre Company, and the Aurora Fox. He has also performed nationally for the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the American Shakespeare Center and the Orlando Shakespeare Theater among others. Recent acting includes Mark Antony in Julius Caesar and Antony & Cleopatra (ASC); Lord Talbot in Henry the Sixth, Part One, Master Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor (USF); Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Ned in Small Mouth Sounds (Arvada Center).
Geoffrey’s recent Directing projects include Murder on the Orient Express, The Foreigner and Waiting for Godot (Arvada Center); the regional premiere of An Act of God (DCPA Broadway); The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and a (gender-swapped) Comedy of Errors (CSF); She Kills Monsters and Metamorphoses (Aurora Fox). Upcoming projects include a production of Macbeth for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival in 2021.
Geoffrey is one of only twenty Fight Masters with the Society of American Fight Directors and a prolific Fight Director including twenty seasons with the Denver Center, fourteen with CSF, and hundreds of professional fight directing credits across the US.
As an Educator, Geoffrey has taught courses and master classes on Shakespeare, Stage Combat, Movement and more for countless Colorado institutions as well as Nationally, including the MFA programs for Mary Baldwin University, the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University. He is currently an instructor with the University of Denver and the University of Northern Colorado and a former movement instructor with the National Theatre Conservatory.