Kevin Otos was born and raised in Southern California where he learned to love the beaches and the mountains as well as Acting. He developed his passion for Theatre in Oregon and eventually graduated with his MFA in Acting from Florida State University's Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training where he studied with an outstanding faculty, including the legendary director of Eugene O"Neill's plays, José Quintero. Some favorite roles include Leo Tressler in Junk and Antonio in The Merchant of Venice. Kevin can be seen on screen in the series One Tree Hill, Necessary Roughness, and Underground as well as in a number of independent films, commercials, and industrials. Expert in the Meisner Technique and Period Styles, Kevin's book Applied Meisner for the 21st Century Actor co-authored with Kim Shively is available through Routledge Press. He teaches Acting at Elon University and lives in North Carolina.