Kyle Munshower

Facilitator

Contact Kyle:

E-mail

612-876-3919

Kyle is an alumnus of Southwest High School and Project Success, and feels great joy to be joining the Facilitator team. Kyle graduated from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University with a degree in English and a minor in environmental studies. During university, he participated frequently in the theater department, both onstage and backstage, and was a part of the on-campus improv comedy troupe and sketch comedy ensemble. Since 2011, Kyle has held leadership positions at Camp Dudley in upstate New York, the oldest summer camp for boys in the United States. At Dudley, he led and mentored campers of all ages, directed plays, and led an exchange program to Spain. Kyle has most recently completed a year of volunteer service in Rome, Italy through the Saint John’s Abbey Benedictine Volunteer Corps. In his free time, Kyle likes to do theater, ride his bike, read books and watch sports.

Favorite musicians:

Phish, Twiddle, Grateful Dead, Chet Baker, Charles Mingus

If you had to pick a theme song that would play every time you entered the room, what would it be?

“Karma Chameleon” by Culture Club

Favorite books:

Native Son by Richard Wright, The Known World by Edward Jones, White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Favorite movies:

Night on Earth, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Favorite food:

Curry, shakshouka, domoda

 Favorite quote:

“And now,” cried Max, “let the wild rumpus start!” – Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are

Favorite subject in school:

English

Favorite theater experience:

Seeing Alexander Zeldin’s Love at the National Theatre in London.

Your ultimate vacation destination:

Saint Petersburg, Russia

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

I didn’t really know what to put for this one, so I Googled “list of superpowers” and I found that ‘omnilingualism’ is the power to instantly learn, speak and understand any language fluently and I think that would be pretty nice.

The most influential person in your life/favorite teacher or mentor:

Ryan, my first leader at summer camp. He is a funny, caring completely selfless person who bolstered my confidence and enabled me to start seeing my own leadership potential.

What you wanted to be when you grew up:

Growing up, I was absolutely sure I would play baseball for the Minnesota Twins.