DEC 4, 2019 at 1 p.m.

Assistant Director of Education and Outreach, Kelly Duyn, is looking for four to six adults to join the cast of VT’s school outreach program, Troupe in a Trunk. Troupe’s goal is to tell a story and teach a larger life lesson through humor and audience participation. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear to the auditions. Rehearsals and performances take place during daytime hours. Questions? Contact Kelly at 941-486-8679 or

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Kelly Duyn

Kelly Duyn


Kelly was born and raised here in Venice. She has a B.A. in Theatre from The University of Central Florida and started her teaching career right here at Venice Theatre during the TheatreFest program 13 years ago. Although Kelly is now a teacher and the Assistant Director of VT’s Education & Outreach Department, she started at VT as a student, then actor, intern and assistant teacher. In addition to teaching for VT she taught at Student Leadership Academy, and for 7 years taught theatre in the Nashville area. Kelly has returned to VT every summer as the lead TheatreFest teacher, except for this last summer as she spent a year teaching theatre in China!