Kendra is on the performance faculty at Northern Illinois University and Elmhurst College, where she directs and teaches voice, movement, and period styles. She studied with Kathryn Gately and Richard Poole while pursuing her MFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University, and has served the studio since 2011. Additional training includes Shakespeare and Company and the Moscow Art Theater. Kendra is a member of the new generation of teacher-trainees of the Williamson Physical Technique for Actors. Recent acting credits include A Bright Room Called Day, Macbeth, An Infinite Ache, A Winter’s Tale, Pippin, and Into the Woods.