Shaw Festival Program Portrait by David Cooper
Kenton Blythe is a Canadian actor, singer, musician and writer based in Toronto, ON.
Kenton's professional stage career began after graduating from Randolph College of 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 musicals and plays, even garnering a My Entertainment World Award for Outstanding Ensemble in the new play Grey by Chantel Forde.
Kenton has also appeared on screens big and small having been cast in network series (Reign), docudramas (Blood & Fury: America's Civil War), music videos, educational miniseries, comic book adaptations (Sandman: 24 Hour Diner), both Canadian and American commercials, numerous short films including his own project (Looking For Today), and feature films (The Road to the Lemon Grove).
Kenton successfully lead a Kickstarter campaign for a children's book he wrote called Pewp. You can check it out here.
On top of acting, singing and writing Kenton is also an accomplished instrumentalist, being proficient with guitar, bass guitar, piano, and pretty good with drums and harmonica.
Kenton is thrilled and flattered you are curious enough about him to be looking at his website!