Kendra is an emerging playwright from the Seattle area. A graduate of Pacific Lutheran University, she has a BMA and a BFA in acting/directing.
Her adaptation of Tads by Eva Suter will be performed in an Olympia ten-minute festival this October.
She is an educator and music director for the Mercer Island based Youth Theatre Northwest.
Her one-act play, Pancakes and Eggs; Greek Gods in a Diner, premiered at Seattle’s Eclectic Theatre in 2015.
While at PLU, she directed a production of Riders to the Sea for which she wrote original music and scored for two flutes.
Since 2014 she has been assisting Bryan Willis and Northwest Playwrights Alliance in facilitating ten-minute play contests.
Kendra has also been seen acting on many stages in the south Puget Sound area. She has worked with Lakewood Playhouse, most notably appearing in the title role of The Diary of Anne Frank (Best Dramatic Actress, Tacoma News Tribune, 2007), with Seattle Performing Arts Fellowship, Stage Door Productions (Noises Off), Valley Community Players (Here Lies Jeremy Troy), and Seattle Shakespeare Company's youth program (As You Like It). She also worked extensively with the city of Renton's summer teen musical program, both as a student (with leading roles in Suessical, Damn Yankees, and Into the Woods), a volunteer, and assistant musical director (Footloose). She has also gotten her feet wet in opera, singing the role of Prince Orlofsky in Pacific Lutheran University's production of Die Fledermaus.