Shannon TL Kearns
Trans Advisory Council Community Liaison
Shannon TL Kearns (he/him) is excited to be the trans advisory council liaison for Mixed Blood. Shannon is a transgender man who’s playwriting is obsessed with big questions told through small stories. He is committed to work by and for marginalized communities, using writing to create a new future for all of us. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Uprising Theatre Company in Minneapolis, MN. He was awarded a spot in the HBMG Foundations’ Winter Playwright Retreat in 2018. He has participated in Pillsbury House Theatre’s Chicago Avenue Project writing plays for and with children. He also teaches storytelling and playwriting for youth and adults. Shannon’s plays include, Twisted Deaths, The Resistance of My Skin, and Who Has Eyes To See.