Kevin DiPirro

Contact Information:

Office Phone: 650- 723-4631
Office Location:
Sweet Hall 3rd Floor, Stanford, CA 94305

Office Hours:

TH 03:15pm-04:15pm
M 02:00pm-03:00pm


Kevin DiPirro is a writer and dramatist. He received his BA from Swarthmore College, his MA in English (Orality and Performance) from UC Berkeley and his MFA in Creative Writing from SF State. He joined the Writing and Rhetoric Program in 1999 and teaches courses on performance, presentation, playwriting, devised theater, and the feature article. He was Hewlett Foundation writer for American Theatre magazine. His plays include Through Shite to Shannon, Big Fun, and Feeld Play. They have been produced in New York, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Stanford and S.F. State at Mixed Blood, Henry Street Settlement, Actors Theater, and the Eureka theater.

Kevin has been awarded major grants from the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. He has directed Suzan-Lori Parks’ 365 Days/365Plays on campus and the devised theater piece, Propositions. He is the author of the digital article, "Revising/Devising Student-Centered Pedagogy." Originally from New York, Kevin now resides in Pacifica with his family of two children.