Kevin Duvall has been working in Theater for over twenty years, and has studied many facets of the form including Commedia Dell'Arte, Melodrama, Clown, Tragedy, Cabaret, Storytelling, Improvisation, Acrobatics, Mime, Stage Combat, Shakespeare, Ritual Poetic Drama within the African Continuum, and many more. He worked as an actor, writer, director, and producer for six years in the professional Chicago Theater scene. While there he worked with numerous theater companies including The Neo-Futurists, The Raven Theater, and Odradek Theater as well as collaborating to create five original devised plays. He is a founding member of the sketch group AWESOMONSTER and the theater collective The Alluvium Group. He has collaborated as a writer and performer in five short films. Kevin works as creator, host, writer, and editor of two separate podcasts.
Kevin has received a Masters of Fine arts from the Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theater
LIVE NUKES! is an original play conceived and performed in collaboration with Taylor Brewerton.
Two government lackeys launch a nuclear weapon, and go through metaphorical and literal Hell to stop it. Live Nukes!! Explodes onstage with ridiculous pantomime, acrobatics, rocket chases, scat-jazz gibberish, and interdimensional travel, without the use of props, a set, or even words.
Joshua Steele “CityBeat”
Kevin has been acting for over twenty years in theater and film. Some of his favorite rolls include Katurian in "The Pillowman," Butch Honeywell in "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," Mozart in "Amadeus," and Leontes in "The Winter's Tale.
Kevin has directed numerous theatrical productions including a music video cabaret, nine original sketch shows, and a devised play exploring the nature of dreams.
Kevin's greatest passion is in collaborating with others to make original work. He has collaborated on five films and over fifteen original works of theater including a madcap farce, a music video cabaret, a staged action movie, and devised play about the nature of dreams.
Kevin has written numerous sketches , a handful of plays, a screenplay, and several short stories.
Kevin has helped several projects get produced, including the podcasts No it All with Tay and K, an original devised play about the nature of dreams "Oneiro: The Moonwake," and the Mix Tape vol. 3; a live music video cabaret.
No it All with Tay and K is a satirical exploration of intelligence in our modern age. Kevin acts as host, writer, editor, and creator along with long time friend and collaborator Taylor Brewerton.
CINEMEH is a podcast where Kevin and his two friends Taylor and Fay, and a weekly guest discuss the merits and shortcomings of mediocre cinema.
Kevin acted as writer and performer in a number of short films while living in Chicago. These films were made as part of numerous 24 and 48 hour film competitions.
HEADSPACE - Winner of Best Film at the Illinois Art Institutes 2010 24 Hour Film Festival
DELTA SOMETHING TANGO - Winner of Best Film at the Illinois Art Institutes 2011 24 Hour Film Festival
THEODORE THYME AND THE FORGOTTEN ONES - Winner of Best Fight at the 2011 Milwaukee 48 Hour Film Festival
ONE UP - Made for the 2012, 48 Hour Chicago Film Festival
DR. WHO? - Made for the 2012 Illinois Art Institutes 24 Hour FIlm Festival