Kevin Kantor (they/them) is a trans non-binary poet and theatre maker working to deconstruct and reimagine the semiotics of gender onstage and in performance.
Kevin has toured nationally with their poetry, performing & leading workshops at colleges & universities across the country. Kevin’s writing, which aims to explore survivorship & trauma, challenge rape culture, interrogate gender’s role in storytelling, and raise queer voices, has been featured in Teen Vogue, Buzzfeed, Upworthy, & in the anthology We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out (Holt Paperback). Their collective work has garnered over 18 million online views.
As an actor and trans literacy consultant they have worked with the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, ActorsTheatre of Louisville, Statera Arts, and more. Kevin also worked as a content supervisor and contributor for the second season of John Ridley’s ABC drama American Crime and was featured alongside Lady Gaga at her 2016 Oscars Performance.