Kyle Wilson is a freelance writer/director based in Brooklyn and born and raised in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, home of the Little League World Series and some decent cornfields. He graduated with a B.F.A. from the John Wells Directing Program at Carnegie Mellon University.
His new show Kragtar: An American Monster Musical Comedy, which he wrote with Sam French, recently premiered at the West End Theatre and was hailed as having "all the potential to become a new cultural icon." He is currently developing the show further for production, while also working on the book for a new musical Ten Long Years, the book and lyrics for Grindr: The Musical, and Moonfaker, a new collaboration with French inspired by the faking of the moon landing conspiracy theory.
He has also directed several productions in New York City, including The Beatles Present "The Lord of the Rings: The Musical", Jimmy! A Musical Fable with Almost No Historical Basis, and NYCFringe's Freaks: a legend about growing up (winner of the Fringe Excellence Award for Ensemble), as well as several episodes of the award-winning webseries Blank My Life (Season 3 premiering in October). He has worked with several theater companies including The New Group, National Theatre for Student Artists, Penguin Rep, Bristol Valley Theatre, Theatre Now: New York, Title: Point, Island Theatre Workshop, and participated in the PEN World Voices International Play Festival. As an assistant/ associate, he has worked with Nick Demos, Scott Elliott, and Valery Warnotte.
His work has been presented at The Brick, Irondale Ensemble Theater, The West End Theatre, The Silent Barn, Tiny Rhino, the New York City Fringe Festival, the Old Grange Theater on Martha's Vineyard, the Playground Festival of Independent Student Work, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is currently an associate artist with Third Space and on the board of directors for National Theatre for Student Artists.