Ean Miles Kessler: Rutgers, BFA Acting. Ean studied at Shakespeare’s Globe in England under esteemed director Tim Carroll. While at the Globe, Ean performed the title role in Hamlet on the Globe Stage. Off-Broadway Playwriting credits: Brotherly Love; King’s River; The Bcam; Beautiful Hands. Publications: Brotherly Love (“Shorter, Faster, Funnier,” by Vintage Books); Funny Valentine (“Plays for Two,” by Vintage Books).
His play Beautiful Hands premiered at The Lion Theatre, on Theater Row in Manhattan, and was a semi-finalist in the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival (2011). Ean’s play Devil Lay Me Down received its world premiere in Manhattan at Theater for the New City, and his play Mountain Kings was workshopped at the Playwright’s Center in Minneapolis.
Ean was commissioned by Grace Arts in Miami to write Romeo y Julieta - La Tormenta, a retelling of Romeo & Juliet and The Tempest, written entirely in iambic pentameter. That production premiered in Miami, FL in 2018.
Ean is a member of the Playwriting Development Program (class of 2020), headed by Sheri Wilner, and is a former member of the New York and Miami chapters of Naked Angels Theater Company. He has been a proud Dramatist Guild Member since 2012.