Darragh Kennan

Darragh Kennan has been acting and teaching in the Seattle area since 2000. He is the Artistic Director of New Century Theatre Company (NCTC). As a director, Darragh’s credits include Tails of Wasps (NCTC), Waiting for Lefty, and Stupid Fucking Bird (Freehold Theatre's Rehearsal and Performance class). As an actor, Darragh has appeared locally with New Century Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT theatre, The 5th Avenue Theatre, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, Seattle Children’s Theatre, 14/48, and Seattle Shakespeare Company. Regionally, Darragh has worked for American Players Theatre (ten seasons), Arizona Theatre Company, The Folger Theatre in Washington D.C., The Guthrie Theater, A Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, Madison Repertory Theatre, Willamette Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, and Montana Shakespeare in the Parks. Film and TV work includes the Seattle-based podcast series What the Funny (directed by Lynn Shelton) and the feature film The Suit. Awards include the 2011 Gregory Award for Hamlet (Seattle Shakespeare Company), and Seattle Magazine’s 2012 actor of the year. Darragh lives on Vashon Island with his wife Jessica and their two children, Máire and Finn.


The Time of Your Life (Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT in San Francisco), Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Strawberry Theatre Workshop), Hamlet, Antony and Cleopatra (Seattle Shakespeare Company), Sylvia, Clybourne Park, The Hound of the Baskervilles (Seattle Repertory Theatre), The Trial (New Century Theatre Company)