Robert Kennedy

Rob has been the theater arts teacher at Amity High school in Woodbridge Connecticut since 2007.  In 2011 he was named teacher of the year by his colleagues.  Prior to Amity, Rob was the theater arts director at Shelton High School from 2002 to 2007. At Amity and Shelton, Robs wife Andrea (Drobish) Kennedy has been his co director/ choreographer and Peter Randazzo has been his musical director. Rob's productions at Amity have twice won the New England Theater Conference Moss Hart Award for best High School production, and have won five Connecticut High School Theater Awards. His student John Jorge was the runner up in the National High School Music Theater Awards held in New York City on Broadway.   Amity was the first High School in New England to produce RENT School Edition.  In 2012 Amity will follow in the steps of WCSU and take their production of Almost Maine to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

Prior to his teaching career, Rob worked as an actor and director while he was also employed as a salesman for various companies.  He has a Masters Degree in Education from Sacred Heart University and a Bachelors Degree in Theater Arts from SCSU (with a majority of his credits transferred from WCSU).

Rob has been married to Andrea Drobish Kennedy for twelve years and have two children; Ryan and Grace. They live in Bethany Connecticut where Andrea teaches private voice lessons. He can be reached at robbyk1005@yahoo.com.

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