Kirkland is no stranger to the Rivertown stage. You may have witnessed his debut in the ensemble of the theatre’s 2021 production of Hello Dolly. In his time working with Jefferson Performing Art Society, he’s performed as Rocky (Rocky Horror), Harold Ickes (Annie), and Quale in the season’s run of South Pacific. Some of his most notable performances on the Theatre Baton Rouge MainStage include Newsies (Specs/Darcy), Sister Act (Curtis) and Hair (Hud) in addition to roles like Teen Angel (Grease), Harker (Dracula), and King/Sawyer (Big River) performed in various home theaters. Currently the Special Projects Director and theatre teacher for Upturn Arts, Kirkland earned his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. He is excited to put all those years of performance to good use as Victor in this timeless, pertinent classic.