Ken Womble is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at the University of Northern Colorado, where he teaches acting and playwriting. He has an MFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University and studied with master teachers Michael Howard and Warren Robertson in New York. He has appeared in two Off-Broadway premieres and in numerous regional and stock productions. He's also had the title role in an independent film and recurring roles on three daytime dramas.
Ken has directed over fifty plays, and wrote and directed the first documentary film on the life of bestselling writer James Michener, “James A. Michener, An Epic Life.” For his work he was named as a 2008-2009 University of Northern Colorado Scholar of the Year. Ken taught film acting at the famed Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, and has conducted film and audition workshops around the country.
His three adaptations – “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “The Importance of Being Earnest“ (both published by Eldridge), and “Romeo and Juliet” – were first performed at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano, California, when Ken was Performing Arts Director. To date, the plays have received over seventy productions nationwide.
Ken is a member of Actors’ Equity, SAG and AFTRA, and is listed in “Who’s Who in America.”