Born & Raised
Bismarck & Mandan, North Dakota
History & Philosophy, the University of Minnesota – B.A. 2003
Playwriting & Screenwriting, the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin – M.F.A. 2013
Select Awards, Honors & Commissions
Core Writers’ Group, the Royal Court Theatre (2007); Playwrights’ Center’s Jerome Fellowship (2009-10); Sewanee Writers Conference Tennessee Williams Scholarship (2010); Kenyon Institute Fellowship (2013); the Michener Fellowship (2010-13); Repertory Theatre Iowa’s Alpha Project Award; International Student Playscript Competition Winner (COYOTE, 2011); Finalist: Yale Drama Series and Pen Center awards (THEN WAVES, 2010); commissions from History Theatre (ROSEMARY, 2010) and Red Eye (IRIS, 2010). See Kevin’s resumé for more.
New Play Dramaturgy, Teaching & Tutoring
Kevin has provided new play dramaturgy, taught and/or tutored at organizations in the UK and US, including the Playwrights’ Center, the Royal Court Theatre, Stage West, and Teatro Vivo. Here is Kevin’s teaching philosophy.
Yes, Virginia, there is a database devoted to playwrights.
Kevin’s favorite founding father is Benjamin Franklin, OG.