Anna Kimmell is an actor, educator, and theatre artist from Atlanta, GA. A graduate of Elon University with a BFA in Musical Theatre, she has performed in regional productions at RI's Theatre by the Sea, CO's Lake Dillon Theatre, VA's Mill Mountain Theatre, AR's Arkansas Repertory Theatre, GA's Georgia Shakespeare and Theatre of the Stars, and on The Wizard of OZ National Tour, to name a few. 

 

As an educator, Anna specializes in musical theatre, acting, and dance curricula for students of all ages. She served as the Director of Education at Mill Mountain Theatre in Virginia from 2013-2016 and Arkansas Repertory Theatre in Little Rock from 2016-2020, where she developed year-round theatrical training programs for all ages, designed and led theatre outreach initiatives, and directed and choreographed main stage, black box, and touring children's productions. Anna has also led theatre dance courses at Hollins University and the University of Central Arkansas and a series of theatre workshops for rural elementary students in Los Andes, Chile.

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Recent projects include...

  • Developing The HEARD Project, a storytelling and poetry outreach initiative for teens in Central Arkansas

  • Co-creating and leading a series of theatre and music workshops for rural students in Los Andes, Chile

  • Directing a staged reading of Chelsea Clinton's children's book She Persisted Around the World

  • Directing and choreographing Willy Wonka Jr. at Arkansas Repertory Theatre

  • Acting in a series of commercials with CenterRock Advertising