The Wooster Group
Kent worked for several years as a company member and then associate with The Wooster Group, working on such shows as Hamlet, Vieux Carre, North Atlantic, Early Plays and Troilus and Cressida. In his tenure with TWG, Kent had the opportunity to work with Jennifer Tipton, Liz Le'Compte, Richard Maxwell, The Royal Shakespeare Company and many others touring to such countries as Norway, Chile, Brazil, France, Canada, Belgium, Scotland and Ireland as well as multiple cities throughout the United States.
The New Works Festival
While completing his graduate studies at the University of Florida, in 2008 Kent initiated and produced a New Works Festival with the aid and funding of The Florida Players and then president, Danny Sharron. Kent wrote, produced and production designed for the festival for 2 years, presenting 6 world premiere plays in that time. The festival is now in it's 8th season and while he is no longer an active participant, he is proud of this lineage and the fact that the NWF has presented more than fourteen previously unpublished, fully produced plays.
In 2010, Kent had the honor of teaming up with Tim Altmeyer in taking a new play, Water Street, by Alex Lewin, to Dublin, Ireland as part of the New Gay Play Festival. Kent production designed / managed the show (preliminary renderings shown). The production was nominated for Best Production, Best Production Design and Best Supporting Actor.
Rocky Mountain Rep
Kent worked with The Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre for nine years. He began with the company as a lighting designer, with a meager budget, a shared community space and one other technical employee. He then became the production manager for the theatre, and has worked as a scenic, sound, and/or video designer on more than 25 shows. In his tenure with the company, Kent managed and oversaw the dramatic expansion of production budgets, technical staff, facilities and quality of production.