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  Kevin Moriarty

Kevin Moriarty (Director) is the artistic director of Dallas Theater Center, where his work as a director includes: It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman; The Who's Tommy; The Wiz; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Henry IV; The Tempest; Fat Pig; Next Fall; his original adaptation of A Christmas Carol; Oedipus el ReySherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure; Medea; The School for Wives, and, most recently, Colossal.  Since 2007 he has led DTC through many new initiatives, including the move into the Wyly Theatre; the creation of the Brierley Resident Acting Company; an extensive series of new play productions; community collaborations with North Texas Food Bank, Dallas Holocaust Museum, Dallas Museum of Art, and most of the region's theater companies; and multi-year partnerships with Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts and SMU Meadows School of the Arts. Before joining DTC, Kevin served as the artistic director of the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY, for seven years. From 2002-2007 Kevin was the Head of Directing for the Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Program in Providence, RI, and he was an Associate Artist at Trinity Rep Company. He made his operatic directing debut with The Lighthouse for The Dallas Opera in 2012, and is directing The Marriage of Figaro in their 2014-2015 season. Kevin has served as a public school music teacher at La Crescent High School in La Crescent, MN, and as an Associate Professor at Brown University. Kevin is the Vice-Chair of the Dallas Arts District; a member of the Boards of Trustees for the Booker T. Washington Advisory Board, Theatre Communications Group, and the National Alliance for Musical Theatre; a member of the Dallas Assembly; a recipient of a Drama League directing fellowship; and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.