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Shaw Festival Program Portrait by David Cooper



Kenton Blythe is a Canadian actor, singer, musician and writer based in Toronto, ON

Kenton is most recognizable for his appearance with his wife Lise Cormier on season 2 of Canada's Got Talent. Together they performed a song Kenton wrote about the Permian Period.

Kenton's professional stage career began after graduating from Randolph College for the Performing Arts, when he joined the international revival tour of Evil Dead: The Musical, produced by Starvox Entertainment & Jeffrey Latimier Entertainment. This critically acclaimed revival featured members of the original cast.  Following the tour he became a company member of The Shaw Festival, performing in the musical Cabaret, and the play Juno and the Payock. 


Since returning to Toronto after the Shaw, Kenton has been cast in several original Canadian theatrical productions, even garnering a My Entertainment World Award for Outstanding Ensemble in the premiere of Grey by Chantal Forde.

Kenton has also been cast in network series (Reign, Mayday), educational miniseries (Power 2B Me series for the Dairy Farmers of Canada), comic book adaptations (Sandman: 24 Hour Diner), both Canadian and American commercials for brands such as Haribo, Rogers, Papa John's, Bell, Chapman's, and Fallsview Casino to name a few. Kenton has also contributed to numerous short films as an actor and occasional producer.

Kenton successfully lead a Kickstarter campaign for a children's book he wrote called Pewp. You can check it out here

He is currently developing a musical for the 2023 Toronto Fringe Festival called Curious K Explores the Paleozoic.  The musical features material he and his wife performed on Canada's Got Talent. 

On top of acting, singing and writing Kenton is also an accomplished instrumentalist, being proficient with guitar, bass guitar, piano, and capable with drums and harmonica. 

Kenton is thrilled and flattered you are curious enough about him to be looking at his website! 

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