Jared Warren

Jared is ecstatic to be a company member of the Kent Dance Ensemble for the 2022-2023 season. Originally from Orlando, Florida, Jared is a sophomore pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Dance Studies and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre at Kent State University. You might have seen him in Dance ’21: Love Stories as Sebastian in Jennifer Black’s piece "In La La Land" or as Snowboy in Porthouse Theatre’s production of "West Side Story". Jared has been training and performing professionally in the Central Florida area since his youth. Select credits include Jesse Tuck in "Tuck Everlasting The Musical" TYA (Orlando REP), Abel/Ham in "Children Of Eden" (Theatre At St. Luke’s), Prentiss in "Peter And The Starcatcher" (Theatre At St. Luke’s), Tom Sawyer in "Big River" (Theatre At St. Luke’s), Neleus in "Mary Poppins" (Theatre At St. Luke’s), Hermey in "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer" (Orlando REP), as well a part of the companies of "Matilda" (Garden Theatre), "Hello, Dolly!" (Garden Theatre), and "Head Over Heels" (Encore Performing Arts). He has also had the opportunity to perform in the nationally televised Orlando Citrus Parade (2018), Walt Disney World’s EPCOT International Festival of The Arts (2018), as well as numerous prestigious performing arts venues in the Central Florida area. Jared is humbled and honored to be surrounded and a part of a company of such brilliant artists and would like to thank Artistic Director, Catherine Meredith, for this opportunity.

Photographer: Robert Kurtz