Resume

Download my resume here (PDF form):
KerryHishonResume (Theatre)

Send me an email: kerry.hishon@gmail.com

Upcoming:

  • Fight Choreographer, The Game’s Afoot; or Holmes for the Holidays, St. Mary’s Community Players – November 2018
  • Fight Choreographer, HIR, Calithumpian Theatre Company – December 2018
  • Lucy, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Original Kids Theatre Company – December 2018
  • Director, The Wedding Singer, Musical Theatre Productions – February 2019
  • Director, The Enchanted Bookshop, LYTE Homeschool Program – May 2019
  • Director, Rock of Ages: High School Edition, Original Kids Theatre Company – Spring 2019

Performer Profile:
Hair: Dark brown
Eyes: Green
Height: 5′ 2”
Vocal Range: Alto

Selected Credits

Artistic Staff

  • Heathers High School Edition, Director / Fight Choreographer (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!, Movement Coach (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Time Warp: 50 Years of the Rock Musical, Choreographer (Musical Theatre Productions)
  • Disney’s High School Musical 2 Jr., Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Peter and the Starcatcher, Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Tarzan, Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • The Big Bad Musical, Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Nancy Drew: Girl Detective, Director/Sound Operator (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • The Wedding Singer, Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Through the Looking Glass, Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Disney’s Peter Pan Jr., Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr., Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Fiddler on the Roof Jr., Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Curse of the Cobra’s Kiss, Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Jolly Roger and the Pirate Queen, Director/Fight Choreographer (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • No Traveler Returns, Director (Out of Sight Productions)
  • Annie Warbucks, Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Saving Grace, Director (LYTE at the Palace)
  • Inspector Noble and the Figure in Black, Director/Playwright (LYTE at the Palace)

Stage Combat

  • As You Like It, Fight Choreographer (TheatreNemesis)
  • The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townwomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of Macbeth… a comedy, Fight Choreographer (New Stage)
  • Shootout at the Sacred Heart Saloon, Assistant Fight Director (Petrolia Community Theatre)
  • Almost, Maine, Fight Choreographer (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Oliver!, Fight Choreographer (LYTE at the Palace)
  • A Permanent Image, Fight Choreographer (Theatre Aezir)
  • Oklahoma! G2K Edition, Fight Choreographer (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Dog Eat Dog (Code W), Fight Director (Crow Bait Productions)
  • Juvie, Fight Director (LYTE at the Palace)
  • Peter Panhandler, Fight Director (New Twist Theatre)
  • She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers’ Edition, Fight Director (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Heathers the Musical, Fight Director (Musical Theatre Productions)
  • Macbeth, Assistant Fight Director (Ryerson Public School)
  • Sweeney Todd School Edition, Combat Consultant (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Disney’s Beauty & the Beast, Fight Choreographer (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • The Trials of Robin Hood, Assistant Fight Director (London Community Players)
  • The Tempest, Sword Handling/Safety (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • American Idiot, Combat Consultant (OKTC Alumni)
  • Jane Eyre, Fight Choreographer (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr., Fight Choreographer (LYTE at the Palace)
  • Ladies Room, Fight Choreographer (Theatre Soup — Impressario Winner, London Fringe 2014)
  • The Hobbit, Fight Choreographer (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • [THEY FIGHT!], Assistant Fight Director/Performer/Co-Producer (Shrew’d Business — Impressario Winner, London Fringe 2013)
  • Juvie, Combat Consultant (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Physical Discussions, Desdemona/Tamora/various/Fight Captain (Access Theatre, NYC)
  • Spring Awakening, Combat Consultant (OKTC Alumni)
  • The Twiddle Plays, Combat Consultant (Maybles’ Productions)
  • Oliver!, Fight Choreographer (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • When Words Fail, Frederic/Guard (Access Theatre, NYC)

Actress

  • Oxford Renaissance Festival, Bridget Porter (Fortitude Events)
  • The Conchologist: A Dream of E.A. Poe, Monkey Sir the Orangutan (Theatre Nemesis)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas, Lucy (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • From Women’s Eyes, Desdemona/Joan la Pucelle/Hermia (Empty Space Productions)
  • Macbeth, Macduff / Fight Director (The Voices Collective)
  • Mrs. Ballyshannon’s School for Orphaned and Afflicted Girls Presents Jane Eyre, Vilette (Theatre Nemesis)
  • Secret Lives of a Sex Doll, June/Robin/Hazel (London Playwrights Lab)
  • White Rabbit, Red Rabbit (Leap of Fate Theatre)
  • After I Lost You, Liz Patterson (Christian Acuña)
  • Duel Love, Rosemarie / Fight Captain (Maybles’ Productions)
  • Sleep With Her, Nurse (EDV Productions)
  • Edward II, Lancaster/Rice ap Howell/Bishop of Winchester/Fight Captain (Empty Space Productions)
  • The Winter’s Tale, Second Lady / Fight Captain (Western Summer Shakespeare)
  • Treasure Island, Boy with Barrow/Redruth/Assistant Director/Fight Captain (London Community Players)
  • The Rocky Horror Show, Ensemble (Simply Theatre)
  • The Three Musketeers, Sabine (London Community Players)
  • Dark of the Moon, Edna Summey (London Community Players)
  • Backhand, Samantha (also Script Supervisor) (Double VW Productions)

Playwright/Author

To inquire about purchasing rights to my plays, please send me an email!

Performer Skills

  • Stage Combat: Unarmed, Found Weapons, Knife, Tomahawk, Rapier, Longsword, Cutlass, Archery, Whips, Lifts/Falls, Comedic fights
  • Performance Skills: Host (podcast: The Lovers, The Dreamers and You), Dancing, Driving (Ontario class G licence), Voiceover, Improv, Mime, Clown
  • Dance: Jazz, Hip Hop, Highland, Club/Freestyle
  • Musical Instruments: Saxophone (Alto & Tenor)
  • Athletic Skills: Archery, Yoga, Baton Twirling, Bowling, Rollerblading, Rock Climbing, Ice Skating

Teaching

Education & Training

Longsword Workshop – March 2012, March 2016
Instructor: Jared Kirby

Art of Combat New York City Intensive Stage and Film Combat Workshop – July 2011, July 2012
Knife, unarmed, rapier, longsword, tomahawk
Instructors: John Lennox, Jared Kirby, Kyle Rowling

Boarding Actions Combat Workshop – August 2011
Knife, unarmed, tomahawk, cutlass
Instructor: John Lennox

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Stage and Screen Studies, 2002 – 2006
Relevant Courses: Acting, Directing, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Elements of Design
Professors: Tim Fort, John Lazarus, Greg Wanless, Jenn Stephenson, Julie Salverson

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