Kendell Pinkney is a Brooklyn based theatre-artist, producer, and rabbi. His work has been presented or developed at venues such as Feinstein’s 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, LABA @ the 14th St. Y, Musical Theatre Factory, Two River Theater, and Goodspeed Opera House, to name a few. Kendell has been featured in the acclaimed docuseries “The New Jew” with actor-comedian Guri Alfi and Crooked Media’s religion and society podcast, “Unholier than Thou.” He is the recipient of a 2023 IDEA Residency at Opera America and Theater J’s “Expanding the Canon” commission program in Washington, D.C.


Kendell serves as the rabbinic educator for Reboot and is the founding Artistic Director of the Workshop  ( / @theworkshopartist), a New York based arts and culture fellowship that supports and foregrounds the work of professional artists of BIPOC-Jewish heritage.

NYU-Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing, MFA. /@kendellrpinkney