Assistant Professor in Residence, Performance
Kristin Wold has been teaching Acting and Movement for the Actor at the University of Connecticut since 1999. She has directed several Connecticut Repertory Theatre productions including Sense and Sensibility, Punk Rock, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Abraham Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party, Thin Air: Tales from a Revolution, North Shore Fish and Judevine. Acting roles with CRT include All in the Timing (Dawn, Edna), Lovers and Executioners (Julie) and Arcadia (Hannah). Kristin recently created and directed an original dance theatre piece, Thetis: Immortal Fire performed by students and faculty from the University of Connecticut and professional actors from Shakespeare & Company.
Most recently, Kristin played Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Elm Shakespeare in New Haven. She has been a member of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA since 1987. Acting roles there include Shakespeare’s Will (Anne Hathaway), Julius Caesar (Calpurnia, Portia, Lucius), The Tempest (Ariel), King Lear (Regan), The Memory of Water (Teresa), Sea Marks (Timothea Stiles), Othello (Emilia), Ice Glen (Sarah Harding), Twelfth Night (Viola), Measure For Measure (Isabella) and Berkeley Square (Helen Pettigrew). Kristin also teaches Text and Movement for the Actor in Shakespeare & Company’s renowned professional actor training programs.
Kristin studied acting at Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre, Florida State University and with Tadashi Suzuki in Japan. More information is at www.kristinwold.com.