Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Kyle Patrick Alvarez most recently directed and executive produced every episodes of Season 2 of the Amazon series HOMECOMING, starring Janelle Monae, Chris Cooper, Hong Chau, Stephan James and Joan Cusack. Prior to HOMECOMING, he worked on two Netflix series, directing and producing episodes in the first and second season of the hit show 13 REASONS WHY, and directing the finale of the revival of the seminal LGBTQ show TALES OF THE CITY, starring Laura Linney and Ellen Page.
Kyle’s film work includes two features that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT starring Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller, Thomas Mann, and Tye Sheridan, premiered at the 2015 festival where it won the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. C.O.G., starring Jonathan Groff, and the first and only film to be made from the work of noted humorist and author David Sedaris, premiered at Sundance in 2013.
Kyle, the openly gay son of Cuban immigrants, grew up in Sacramento and went to school at the University of Miami. After college Kyle wrote and directed his first feature film in 2010, EASIER WITH PRACTICE, which won him the prestigious “Someone to Watch Award” at the Independent Spirit Awards. His other TV work includes the recent spy series, COUNTERPART, starring J.K. Simmons.
Kyle lives in Los Angeles.