Kevin Faywas born and raised in Maryland near Washington, D.C.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and Communication Studies from Northwestern University. During his studies in Chicago, IL, Kevin trained in dance at both Northwestern and The Ruth Page Foundation School of Dance, where he worked closely with Laura Wade and performed with Larry Long & Dolores Lipinski’s Civic Ballet of Chicago.
After completing those programs in 2006, he enrolled full-time as a scholarship student at The Hubbard Street Dance Center. Since leaving Chicago in 2007, Kevin has worked professionally with Dayton Ballet in Ohio, Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company in Washington, D.C., and Kyra Jean Green, Spenser Theberge, Daniele Desnoyers of Le Carré des Lombes, and Jakub Truszkowski of Rosas at Springboard Danse Montreal in 2009 and 2016.
As a professional freelance artist based in New York City between 2009 and 2016, he performed in and toured work both nationally and internationally with Stefanie Batten Bland, Sonia Lopes Soares, Bob Eisen, Gabriel Forestieri, Douglas Dunn, Michael Mao, Heidi Latsky, Keith A. Thompson, filmmaker Jennifer Sims, and visual artist Noritoshi Hirakawa. While in New York, Kevin also trained regularly with Janet Panetta, taught for the Brooklyn Music School, City Center/BAE, and Joffrey Ballet School, and he collaborated on the Movement Invention Project as well as new opera productions at The Metropolitan Opera with Itzik Galili (2013), Bard College SummerScape with Marjorie Folkman (2012), and Washington National Opera with Ben Wright (2014).
Kevin moved to Brussels in 2016 and has worked from there so far on “New Joy” with Eleanor Bauer and Chris Peck, on “Phoenix” with Eric Minh Cuong Castaing, on “A Breath Cycle” with Fabrice Samyn, Manon Santkin, and Adrian Kurth, on “Aida” with La Monnaie/De Munt, and on “Conversations” and a new work with Veli Lehtovaara. Kevin also studies voice with Fabienne Seveillac and works independently as a writer, editor, and transcriber with Engagement, State of the Arts, and Sarma for “Conversations in Vermont”. He is thrilled to join Marc on a new project this year.