Cameron Knight

Cameron Knight is the Associate Professor of Acting Head of Acting, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. He also serves as the Director of the Rutgers Acting Company at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Previously, Cameron was Associate Professor of Acting and Directing at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Assistant Professor of Acting and Head of Undergraduate Acting for the Theatre School at DePaul University, and Assistant Professor in the School Drama at Carnegie Mellon University. He also lectured on African American Theatre.

His areas of research include: Equity Diversity and Inclusion; Curriculum Development; Shakespeare’s impact and relevance for the 21st Century artist and audience.

Professional directing credits include: The Tempest, Skeleton Crew, Richard III, Shakespeare in Love, Fences, Othello, Twelfth Night, Pericles, and Underneath the Lintel.

Theatre acting credits include: Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Film credits include: Widows, Sister Carrie, The World Without You.

Television includes: The Orville, Chicago Med, Intrusion.