Kevin R. Free

This is Kevin's second directorial collaboration with Kelley Nicole Girod, having directed her Straight on 'Til Morning at the Classical Theatre of Harlem's Future Classics series. He assisted Martha Banta on Barbara’s Blue Kitchen in readings in Florida and NYC, and went on as Assistant Director in the show’s Off-Broadway run. Most recently, he directed 30 Plays in 60 Minutes as a guest director at Bloomsburg University, and 4 works by Nathan Yungerberg at the Bed-Stuy Playwright Series. He directed Adrienne Dawes’s Am I White at Blackboard Plays Reading Series, Tracey Conyer Lee’s Poor Posturing and The First Time for The Fire This Time Festival, and Michelle T. Johnson's Wiccans in the 'hood for the Midwinter Madness Festival. Passionate about the solo show format, he also developed and directed Elizabeth Stewart’s Racist is My Middle Name for the Estrogenius Festival (2010), and Tracey Conyer Lee’s Standing Up: Bathroom Talk and Other Stuff We Learn From Dad (2010). The former Artistic Director of Educational Programming for Queens Theatre in the Park, Mr. Free has also directed several productions performed or written by young people, including several plays in Writopia Lab’s Bestival of New Plays, The Wiz, The Robber Bridegroom, Godspell, Barnum, The Big Bad Musical, Dear Edwina and A Year with Frog and Toad. He is also an accomplished performer, writer, and audiobook narrator. More info:, @kevinrfree

Shows participated in:
Mothers (2013 - 14) Director
10 Minute Plays (2012 - 13) Director
A Raisin in the Salad: Black Plays for White People (2012 - 13) Playwright
Crisis of the Negro Intellectual, or TRIPLE CONSCIOUSNESS (2012 - 13) Playwright
10-Minute Play Festival (2011 - 12) Playwright