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Kevin Rees



Kevin Rees is an actor, writer, artist and occasional dancer as well as instructor. Kevin has performed in some glorious theatre in the company of artists that he deeply respects. He has collaborated or performed with: DNA theatre, bluemouth inc., Oomph Group, Clay and Paper Theatre, The Dietrich Group, Theatre Centre, Die in Debt, Modern Times and some more. He has performed in Toronto, Montreal, Tehran, Budapest, Bratislava, and of course Mississauga. He has written 4 plays: Rabid (Jury Prize Summerworks Festival 2001), Spite, Madder, and Oubliette. He is currently working on 2 more: I Am Trying To Lose My Mind, and Brink. With fellow writer/actor Sean MacMahon he founded emergency exit whose ever growing number of original performance projects include:i like you, where you are now, Telescope (a short film with live music), ULTRASOUND, not for all this (a little anthem before the lights go out), 8:00, Calgary Air-Show: 1975, in-flight movie, DISPATCH, and RUN LIKE HELL. Their cumulative work Trilogie (2006) was nominated for 2 Dora Mavor Moore Awards. Their extremely long performance piece The Evening News (small craft warnings) was originally created and co- produced at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre’s Audience Relocation project in 2007, and was part of Nuit Blanche Toronto, 2012. He currently performs the 24 hour long piece A Wake for Lost Time with [elephants]. On film and in teevee he plays mostly monks, jail-birds or cops.