Trent Armand Kendall Originally from St. Louis Mo. and a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia (B.A. Theatre Performance)
Theater credits include: Dreamgirls, Is there Life After Highschool?, Dangerous Music by Tom Eyen & Henry Krieger, Greater Tuna, The Bar Off Melrose [Jupiter Theatre] Hair- 20th anniversary production [Hirscfield Theatre], Big River (Jim- The Missouri Summer Repertory Theatre). Juba- a new musical [Off-B’way], Joseph…Dreamcoat starring Donny Osmond [revival/ Canadian Premiere] Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Ken) [The Fleetwood Stage Co.], Five Guys Named Moe (Eat Moe) [UK & European Tour, London’s West End] A Handful of Keys ( London's West End), Smokey Joe’s Café’ (Trent a.k.a. Adrian) [1st National Tour], Hey, Mr. Producer!(Principal)[London's West End], Children of Eden- American Premiere (Generations Soloist) [Paper Mill Playhouse], Nunsense- Amen! (Sister Mary Hubert)[Off-Broadway], The Wizard of Oz starring Mickey Rooney (Lion stand by) [1st National Tour, Broadway], Louie Louie (Louis Armstrong)[Cleveland Playhouse],UDU- a slave narrative (The Master) [BAM, Tour],] From My Hometown (Memphis)[ Milwaukee Repertory Theatre] Bat Boy the musical (Reverend Hightower, Mrs. Taylor) [Off-Broadway],Into The Woods-revival starring Vanessa Williams & John Mc Martin (The Steward, the Baker u/s ) [Broadway, Los Angeles] Diva Diaries the musical (Randee)[TBPAC], Fininan’s Rainbow- starring John Collum [Irish Rep/ Hudson Theatre, Broadway], Heaven Knows (God) [Off-Broadway/ The York Theatre] How To Save The World and Find True Love In 90 mins. [ NY Fringe, NYMF] Hair- The Actor’s Fund Gala Benefit, Purlie! [Broadway/Encores!] Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Ken) [Cape Playhouse], Happy Days the musical (Arnold) [pre-Broadway workshop],Sunfish- a new musical (The Blind Man) [NYU] Lil’ Abner (Marryin’ Sam) [Goodspeed Opera House], Shinbone Alley (Big Bill) [Off-Broadway/ Musicals Tonight!] The Color Purple (The Preacher, Pa/Ol’ Mister cover) [1st National Tour, Kennedy Center], God’s Trombones [Harlem Stage, Teatro Manzoni-Milano] 2009- Picture Incomplete, a new musical! Starring Trent Armand Kendall (writer & star) [Off-Off Broadway, NY International Fringe Festival]
Written works & Solo performances: Pure Imagination (Now Booking) is the newest solo concert crafted by Kendall. It is an unplugged retrospective of a musical career very much in full swing.A Joyful Noel (North York Performing Arts Center, Toronto Ontoario, Canada], Louis & Ella a heavenly revue (The Triad Theatre] Just Take IT All Off [Third Eye Theatre Co reading series], Picture Incomplete… a new musical! starring Trent Armand Kendall [regional premiere, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Off-Off Broadway, Dallas Convention Centre, UMC and the NY International Fringe Festival 2010)
Discography: Introducing Trent Kendall, So Much To Say (Dress Circle Records- London- available on iTunes) Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Sony/ Polydor) Children of Eden (Sony Music) Hey, Mr. Producer! (First Night Records) Synchronicity, Purpose of Love (TDP Music) Into The Woods (Nonesuch) A Tribute To Andrew Lloyd Weber (Really Useful) Bat Boy the musical (Paramount) Hair- The Actor’s Fund Gala Benefit Recording (Ghost Light Records)Picture Incomplete….- (LML Music/ Onemoe Music) available on iTunes.
Television/ Film:Law & Order SVU, Law & Order (NBC), The Pink Panther (MGM) starring Steve Martin & Beyonce’ Knowles, Five Guys Named Moe (VCI International, PBS Broadcast) Hey, MR. Producer! (VCI, PBS) Strangers With Candy (Comedy Central) Big in ’04 (VH1), True Dreams, B.L. Stryker, Pebble Mill, The Today Show, Jersey Talks, Good Day Chicago, The 2002 Tony Awards, numerous commercials. www.TrentKendall.com