Kea Trevett is an actress and theater artist based in New York City. Born and raised in Manhattan, she completed her undergraduate degree in Theater Studies and Creative Writing at NYU, and holds an MFA in Acting from Columbia University. Kea is a core ensemble member of The Lonely Painter Project, anda teaching artist with Classic Stage Company.
Theater credits include Othello, directed by Tyne Rafaeli at Classic Stage Company (Desdemona), the world premiere of Antigone in the World, directed by Gregory Mosher (Ismene), and A Tale Told By An Idiot, directed by Robert Richmond at Lincoln Center. Recent credits include the premieres of Last Night in Inwood, by Alix Sobler (Pershing Square Signature Center), Joy, written and directed by Katie Cappiello (IRT), and Little League, by Jack Spagnola, which won Best Comedy at Frigid 2018. Last season Kea understudied both female leads in The Last Match at Roundabout. In March Kea played Queen Elizabeth in an all-female Richard III, directed by Nana Dakin, presented by Lenfest Center for the Arts.
Kea has collaborated on over a dozen independent film projects, and was recently featured in The Kindergarten Teacher, written and directed by Sara Colangelo and starring Maggie Gyllenhaal. Other film credits include Girl Talk, dir. Erica Rose, Coming to Terms, dir. Kaitlyn Gallagher, and Two Birds, dir. Caitlin Stickels, which was an official short film selection at TWIST in Seattle, NewFest in New York City, and awarded Best Short at ClexaCon in Las Vegas, the Jury Prize at NCGLFF in North Carolina, and Best Student Made Film at AGLIFF in Austin, Texas. Kea wrapped Hurry Up and Wait, dir. Riley Ewing, in February, and next month her second collaboration with Caitlin Stickels, Tell Me Twice, will be featured at ClexaCon 2018.
Kea is a proud AEA member. She is represented by David Cash of Nicolosi & Co, Brantley Brown of Authentic Talent, and Michael Raymen of DBA.