Kidany Camilo Nieves

Kidany Camilo Nieves

Graduate Student // Rueff School // Theatre

Office and Contact

Room: PAO 2192


Phone: (765) 494-3121


Originally from Bayamón, Puerto Rico, Kidany is an actor, director, and educator. At the age of 16 he moved to Tampa, FL with his aunt in pursuit of a well-rounded theatre education. While he was there, he acquired his AA in Dramatic Arts from Hillsborough Community College, and later on attained his BA in Theatre Arts with a minor in Literary Studies from the University of South Florida. Notable roles include José Mexicano in 4 Guys Named José… (Stageworks Theatre), Tom in These Shining Lives (Powerstories Theatre), and Earthworm in James and the Giant Peach (ThinkTank Theatre). Directing credits: The Maiden, The Sailor and The Student, Heads, and Caresses. Aside from performing and directing, he has worked as children’s acting instructor for Fluid Expressions Inc., and as an Outreach Instructor for Patel Conservatory teaching middle schools in the Tampa Bay area. He is honored to be one of the eight graduate acting students for Purdue Theatre, and thanks his family for their unconditional love and support to get him where he is now. For more information, follow him on Facebook @TheKidanyCamilo.

Area of Study


Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

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