Kyle W. Porter strives to do his best both on the stage and in the classroom. He graduated Dean College in 2014 Summa Cum Luade, with a Bachelors in Theatre and a minor in English. Kyle has also been honored with various awards including: Honors Scholar, The Trustees' Prize for the School of the Arts Bachelors Degree Program, an Irene Ryan nomination, Phi Theta Kappa, Golden Key, and Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Kyle W. Porter has had a passion for the arts his entire life, whether it be written, sung, or performed. For Kyle, no role is too small or unimportant. He has worked in various capacities on stage and off, including: Riverside Theatre Works productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, and Scrooge, being an apprentice with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company for their productions of 12th Night and Much Ado About Nothing, a performer at Dean College, Enter Stage Left, Belfast Maker's Theatre, and Mixed Magic Theatre; a set designer for Enter Stage Left's productions of Midsummer Night's Dream, Legally Blonde, and Alice in Wonderland; and being a dramaturge for Dean's production of Cabaret, just to name a few.He has also made the leap into film. He had a speaking role in the independent feature film Theory of Conflict (http://www.theoryofconflictmovie.com/home.html), a non-speaking role in "Stand Up: A Confederacy of Faith" with Waverley Knobs Entertainment, and as an extra on Denzel Washington's The Equalizer.
Kyle also has been involved in directing and management. He has directed a production of Matt Hoverman's one act play The Student and various scene studies. He also worked as a stage manager for Dean's production of Chicago and Freshmen Showcase.
Kyle has also taken a dive into teaching both English as a second language (ESL) and drama to speakers of other languages.
Kyle also enjoys singing, song writing, tap dancing, creative movement, stage combat, and speaking in Mandarin Chinese.