Senior Associate Head, Assistant Professor of Acting
A native of Pittsburgh, Kyle Haden is a director, educator, and Equity actor. He is in his sixth season as the artistic director of the Ashland New Plays Festival in Oregon, where he directed readings of Primary User, I Can Go, Hazardous Materials, and The Luckiest People for ANPF, as well as performing in readings of Go. Please. Go., Edward III, and Now This. During his tenure, over a dozen new plays from ANPF have gone on to have world premieres around the country. Kyle also spearheaded their 2016 Women’s Invitational in 2016; one of the winning plays, Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2018.