Before his tenure at the University of Florida, Kevin Marshall taught for sixteen years at the University of Alabama where he developed the highly successful graduate program in Theatre Management/Arts Administration in conjunction with the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.
Mr. Marshall is the co-author of Theatre Management: A Successful Guide to Producing Plays on Commercial and Non-Profit Stages. He is also the founding and managing editor of the electronic Theatre Management Journal, a project of the Theatre Management focus group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. Professor Marshall has written many articles and presented papers on Theatre Management topics particularly marketing the arts at conferences throughout the country.
Professor Marshall received a MFA in Directing from Ohio University. Mr. Marshall has co-produced and directed several productions in New York City. He has been on the staff of the Manhattan Theatre Club and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and has managed small theatre companies in the south and on the east coast. He has served on the board of trustees of the Associations of Arts Administration Educators, Appalachian Council for the Arts, Tennessee Arts Commission and for five years served as treasurer for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. Kevin Marshall was Director of the UF School of Theatre and Dance for 12 years from 1998 to 2010 and helped build the Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavillion during his tenure as director. Professor Marshall is an accomplished director and has directed plays professionally as well as for academic and community theatres. Professor Marshall is Director of UF's Center for the Arts and Public Policy and produced Florida's First Coast Arts Festival in St. Augustine.