A Walla Walla native, Tyson Kaup recently returned to the west coast after working in New York since 2001. He is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where he studied with the Atlantic Theater Company. as an actor, Tyson has performed off-Broadway and in professional regional theaters across the country, as well as in numerous film and television productions. His recent directing credits include 9 to 5, Annie, The Rocky Horror Show, The Last Five Years, and Cabaret at Gesa Powerhouse Theater in Walla Walla. Tyson's producing credits include the NYC world premiere of Turtleback High by Kevin Dedes, the feature films March!, Solitary Child, and My Last Day with You, as well as several music videos and commercial productions.