Actor, improviser, writer


Kevin Tomlinson is a professional actor, writer and improviser.


He has spent the last 20 years performing all over the world with numerous theatre companies and has worked extensively with Keith Johnstone (author of IMPRO) in Canada. He has also been a regular contributor to the work of the National Theatre Studio and Education Department.

As an actor, Kevin trained on the Acting Course at Middlesex University (led by John Wright) and then at the Ecole Philippe Gaullier; before spending a year at the Desmond Jones School of Mime and Physical Theatre. He gained his Equity card by working as an actor at the Northampton Royal Theatre and then worked with Trestle Theatre Company, Trading Faces, Told by an Idiot and numerous other touring companies.


He co-founded KEPOW THEATRE COMPANY in 1991 with Paul Jenkins; whilst they were both studying Drama at the University of Hull. Together - with the help of Abi Hood - they have turned KEPOW! into one of Britain's leading mask and improvisation-based theatre companies. See video clips below and the website:

Kevin has performed all over the world in various plays :- scripted and improvised. These places include: Hong Kong, America, New Zealand, Canada, Holland, Norway, Germany, Bali, Singapore and Hawaii. A particular highlight being: performing the lead role in two of Keith Johnstone's plays (directed by the author himself) at the Loose Moose Theatre in Calgary, Canada.


He has also performed at 16 Edinburgh Festivals. Most recently, with his sell out show SEVEN AGES. For more information about KEPOW's work, please go to:


To contact Kevin call: 01235 203487 e: