Kevin started dancing at the age of 15 after being bitten by the musical theater bug in High School. He tapped his way through such musicals as “42nd Street”, “Guys and Dolls,” and “Crazy for You.” He then went on to study dance at University of Arizona, receiving his BFA in Dance in 2003. There he studied and performed under teachers like Susan Quinn, Michael Williams, Melissa Lowe, and Amy Ernst. He also had the opportunity to study under master teachers such as Mia Michaels, Joe Tremaine, Sherry Zunker and members of Pilobolus, Houston Ballet, Paul Taylor Dance Company, and Martha Graham Dance Company. After graduating, Kevin studied at the EDGE under teachers like Adam Parson, Malaya, Doug Caldwell, Mandy Moore, and Teri Best. He then moved to San Diego and formed Eclectica Dance Theater for 5 years. The company was featured in several festivals and Kevin was a featured artist in the 4x4 dance series. He also taught for Malashock Dance Company and several studios in San Diego County
Now in the Phoenix, Arizona area, Kevin was most recently the Artist in Residence for the Dance Department at Grand Canyon University where he taught all levels of Jazz and Ballet as well as choreography and research. He has choreographed several pieces for the GCu Ethington Dance Ensemble as well as the musicals "Anything Goes" and "The Drowsy Chaperone" for the theatre department. He has served as the ballet master for Phoenix Contemporary Dance Company as well as a faculty member for Arizona Dance Artistry and Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre. You may also have seen him alongside The Ladies in several immersive productions across the valley.
Kevin also received his Masters in Nonprofit Leadership & Management from ASU in 2015. His nonprofit work has been focused on the LGBTQ community here in Phoenix. He has served as an Event Volunteer Coordinator for Aunt Ritas Foundation and AIDS Walk, a Board Member for Phoenix Pride, and a 10 year program volunteer for Onenten and Camp OUTdoors. He was also a Roadie Team Captain for AIDS LifeCycle in California. Kevin is excited to bring his orgazational skills and passion for the arts together in his new position at the School of Art at ASU.