Gordon Hensley (he/him/his) is a well-rounded theatre practitioner and teaching artist with an extensive background in performance, technical work, and theatre education. He has presented hundreds of sessions, workshops, and teacher trainings across the country for over 20 years.

Gordon holds a BS and MFA in theatre, has been a college professor since 1999, and is a Fulbright Scholar. He also works as a freelance teaching artist, a narrator for Audible/iTunes, and as a teaching artist for Mehron makeup.

Gordon has worked professionally with a Playback Theatre company for five years in Phoenix, Arizona, and has attended Theatre of the Oppressed training with Julian Boal.


Gordon has also worked professionally as a puppeteer, actor, and singer in the national and regional arenas for companies including  Paramount and Theatre IV. He successfully completed Dick Smith’s professional makeup course and has currently worked makeup and wigs on 18 national Broadway tours.

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up!” – Pablo Picasso

Gordon Hensley Teaching Artist Slate

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