Gold Medallion Dinner
Jan 11, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bill Kincaid is the author of Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare, published by Routledge in 2018. During his 17 years as head of the acting MFA program at Western Illinois University, Bill has received the College of Fine Arts and Communication Creative Activity Award, Outstanding Teacher Award, Scholarly/Professional Activities Award, and Outstanding Service Award. The Illinois Theatre Association presented him with its Award of Honor for Outstanding Contributions in 2014. He is a three-time recipient of the Classical Acting Coach Award given by the National Partners of American Theatre. In addition to dozens of Unrehearsed Shakespeare performances, his acting and directing credits include productions at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, New England Shakespeare Festival, and many seasons with Indiana's Brown County Playhouse and the Cortland Repertory Theatre in upstate New York. Bill studied theatre at Wilmington College of Ohio, music at the Indiana University School of Music, and received his MFA in Acting and Directing from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Even more than theatre, he treasures his relationships with his husband, Derick Logan, his parents, siblings, nieces, and nephews.