Bio

Kyle Jarrow is a Tony Award nominated, Obie Award winning writer and musician who makes work for television, film and the stage. He created and executive-produced the television series Valor, which premiered on The CW network and is now available to stream on Netflix. Kyle is bookwriter of the Broadway musical SpongeBob SquarePants, for which he was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. He created the streaming series Lost Generation (with original music by Duncan Sheik), and he leads the rock band Sky-Pony (called "indie pop aces" by The New York Times).

Kyle's theater pieces include A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant (OBIE Award), The Wildness (Lortel Award nomination), Armless (Fringe NY Overall Excellence Award), Whisper House (with Duncan Sheik, record available from RCA/Victor), Hostage Song (with Clay McLeod Chapman), The Consequences (with Nathan Leigh), Love Kills, Trigger and Gorilla Man. His plays have been seen all over the U.S., in Canada and in Europe: including The Old Globe, Steppenwolf, New York Theatre Workshop, Ars Nova, P.S. 122, American Repertory Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival and London's Other Palace Theatre. In addition to his more "traditional" theater work, Kyle has also delved into the burgeoning field of experiential design (click here for more on that).

Alongside his wife Lauren Worsham, Kyle leads the rock band Sky-Pony. They released their debut LP Beautiful Monster on Knitting Factory Records to critical acclaim. Previously, Kyle was a founder of the now-retired art-rock band The Fabulous Entourage, which appeared in the Whitney Biennial and opened for such groups as Hot Chip and We Are Scientists. Kyle was also a member of the band Super Mirage.

In the world of features, Kyle penned the indie Armless (an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival) and Saint Janet (starring Kelly Bishop, now streaming on Amazon). He's developed movies for Twentieth Century Fox, Voltage Pictures, MTV Films and others.

Kyle is a proud member of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) Associate Board. He has guest-lectured at Juilliard, USC Film School, Pratt, and the Actors Studio. He's been a Dramatists Guild Fellow and a member of the Ars Nova PlayGroup. A graduate of Yale University, he majored in religious studies. Kyle is represented by CAA and Literate Inc. He's sorry this bio is so long, and if you've made it all the way to the end - he thanks you.

 Photo by Jennifer Walkowiak.

Photo by Jennifer Walkowiak.

 Sky-Pony.

Sky-Pony.

 With wife Lauren Worsham on the Tony Awards red carpet.

With wife Lauren Worsham on the Tony Awards red carpet.