Kristin Wold

Director of the BFA Acting Program, Assistant Professor in Residence, Performance

Kristin Wold teaches Acting and Movement for the Actor at the University of Connecticut.  She has directed numerous productions for Connecticut Repertory Theatre including As You Like It, 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 creates and directs original dance theatre work, most recently, Thetis: Immortal Fire performed by students and faculty from the University of Connecticut and professional actors from Shakespeare & Company.

Kristin has been a member of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA since 1987.  Acting roles there include Creditors (Tekla), God of Carnage (Annette), 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) and Measure For Measure (Isabella).  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

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