Kendall is a Southern-bred, NYC-based actor, aerialist, and aerial choreographer. She graduated Duke University Phi Beta Kappa with degrees in Drama and Psychology. Her theater work includes a Broadway tour, off Broadway, off off Broadway, and regional productions, and her TV/film work includes 30 Rock and feature Eight Lessons in Living Together.
A former competitive gymnast, Kendall began training as an aerialist in 2007 and is invigorated by the dramatic possibilities of merging theatre and aerial work. She specializes on aerial silks and rope. Her work as an aerial director, choreographer, and performer has taken her to Ireland, Mexico, and across the U.S.
“Kendall Rileigh is a rare and irresistible combination of sharp intelligence, trustworthiness, versatility, and exceptional talent. She has a wonderful, generous energy, a graceful and striking presence, and a strong work ethic. Kendall also happens to be one of the funniest people I’ve ever met.”
- actress Tovah Feldshuh