Associate Dean, Visual & Performing Arts
George Kendall is a Detroit native with extensive experience in arts administration and theatre as a practicing artist and scholar. He comes to the Mendel Center from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, where he served as chair of the Drama Department and faculty in the English Department.
His arts administration background includes founding and operating a summer theatre arts school, sales and education program management at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and performance management at the Boston University School of Music.
Kendall studied at Mary Baldwin University and the American Shakespeare Center, where he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Shakespeare and Performance, focusing on stage directing. He also has a master's degree in Shakespeare Studies from the University of Birmingham Shakespeare Institute (United Kingdom) and a bachelor's degree in General Studies from the University of Michigan.
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