Meet the Curator 
Kevin Sparrow

Kevin Sparrow (they/them) is a writer, performer, and curiosity operating out of Chicago. As curator of the MUnCh, Kevin seeks out information relating to unnatural histories that capture subjective and embodied experiences of anthropological and sociological study. The MUnCh operates on the praxis of exploring myth, history, reality, and the future in each of its research exploits.

Kevin is also a playwright and dramaturg. They are Literary Manager for the Chicago theatre company Nothing Without a Company, which makes site-specific and immersive theatre work and produces the annual short play series the New World Play Festival. For inquiries on playwriting and dramaturgy, reach out to kevisparrow [at] gmail [dot] com or follow them on New Play Exchange.

Project History

White Unders: The Rhino Cut at Rhinofest. Chicago Dramatists, Chicago

The Kingdom of Slovenalia: Virtual Tour (January 15-February 21)

The Kingdom of Slovenalia: An Agrifantastical Parable at Rhinofest.
Prop Thtr, Chicago

Production Consultant for
“The C.A. Lyons Project” reading

Production Manager for the IN>TIME Festival of Performance 2019

Producer, 2nd Annual New World Play Festival

“clean sleep” for Tritriangle’s oversleepover
Cornerstone (full-length immersive play) produced by Nothing Without a Company at ArtSpace8

Dramaturg for ThroatPunch by Sharon Krome, a play about the 1980s punk music scene in Chicago.

Producer, 1st Annual New World Play Festival

“orange you glad” (MUnCh) presented at the Performing, Writing Symposium in Wellington, New Zealand

Production Manager for the IN>TIME Festival of Performance 2016.

Dramaturg for Cry Baby Meets Audrey Hepburn by Marianna Staroselsky, a play about immigrant identity.

Co-deviser and perfomer in [Trans]formation, a play developed from the stories of trans, gender non-binary, intersex, and genderqueer people.

Dramaturg for Down the Moonlit Path by Tate A. Geborkoff, an immersive experience of nine fairy tales from around the world.

Performer, Trading Room by Josh Hoglund, at Art Institute of Chicago.

First presentation of the MUnCh, “apples to oranges”, a performative lecture presentation given at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s IMPACT: Festival of Graduate Performance.