Kev W Wood
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drama)
Bachelor of Theology (Arts/Bible)
Master of Visual and Performing Arts (Theatre)
Bachelor of Social Work
"Kev use the arts effectively to communicate significant issues."
As the founder of From The Top, Kev W Wood has acquired knowledge and skill in physical arts, and other areas, from training and experience. and has served as the founding President of From The Top Arts since 1991. From The Top is a registered charity.
Kev's training has included learning from several arts Masters throughout North America, and studying at a post-secondary performing arts college program in Pasadena, California.
Kev holds undergraduate degrees in theology, fine arts and social work and a graduate degree in the performing and visual arts. He has taught and directed the physical arts at the post-secondary level as adjunct faculty.
Opportunities have included Kev performing and teaching in nine Canadian provinces, approximately 35 U.S. states, Mexico, Northern Ireland, Ireland and Australia. Kev's wife, Becky, is also a talented performer and has performed with him. Kev has choreographed over 100 physical theatre pieces, written over 100 drama sketches, and a number of one act plays and sketch scripts. Kev has been a performing member of two physical arts troupes and facilitated the establishment of several others.
Kev has experience in church ministry. He has served as a church board member. Kev has served on church staff as a producer of services and a creative arts director. At his church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where Kev and his family worship and serve, Kev has served as a volunteer as the video camera operators team lead, video editor, video director and a small group leader. Kev currently leads PiiiX Photography Community, a network life group.
Kev's life passion is to facilitate the betterment of the lives of others. He has been serving as a registered clinical social worker for 10 years.
Kev enjoys reading and his service researching, writing, presenting and teaching.
Favourite pastimes of Kev's include photography and volleyball. Becky and Kev are grateful for the two wonderful teenage children that they have.
"Kev W Wood's range of artistic communication is refreshingly creative. Kev's presentations are sincere and authentic and are filled with passion and effort. Kev's passion is easily read in the sincerity in his face every time he performs and teaches. Kev's performances and workshops are inspiring."