Brad Dell (he/him/his) is the Co-National Vice Chair of KCACTF and the immediate past Chair of KCACTF Region 5. As Director of Theatre at Iowa State University Brad teaches classes in directing, performing arts, and script analysis. He is the recipient of the 2019 Kennedy Center Gold Medallion, the 2017 Outstanding Teaching Award from the ISU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the 2017 Faculty and Staff Inspiration Award from the ISU Alumni Association, the 2017 Catch Des Moines Champion Award from the Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the 2012 “Local Treasure” award from the Ames, IA Community Arts Council. Brad is also the former Artistic Director of Apple Hill Playhouse in Delmont, PA, Repertory Theater of Iowa, and Iowa Stage Theater Company. Some of his recent directing highlights include Godspell, Macbeth, Orpheus in the Underworld, Oklahoma!, The Children's Hour, Romeo and Juliet, Company, Little Women, Cabaret, The Secret Garden, Les Miserables, Next to Normal, Fiddler on the Roof, and Rent. Brad holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, and a Master of Fine Arts in Directing from Western Illinois University.