Youth and Community Outreach


Kim Epifano is a Master Teacher who has taught international and nationally for 36 years, ages K through college. For 30 years, Kim has co-directed Mudd Butt Mystery Theatre Troupe in Telluride, Colorado with music and theater director Sally Davis,  prop master Mike Stasiuk, and founder of the Telluride Academy Wendy Brooks. Mudd Butt International (MBI) has toured internationally for 19 years to Bali, Turkey, Indonesia, Slovakia, the Bahamas, Ireland, New Zealand, Nicaragua, India, Vietnam, Cat Island and Ethiopia, among others. Master workshops are taught during the summer or at international residencies which culminate in final fantastic performances at the end of the series. The performances take place either in state of the art theaters or from village to village.


  • Mudd Butt Mystery Theater Troupe, 30th Year (August 2016)
  • Mudd Butt International 2016, Bali, Indonesia (April 2016)
  • Story Telling Dance Theater & Visual Arts Residency, including master classes for the 2nd grade students at the Bessie Carmichael Elementary School, through Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (Jan-March 2016)
  • San Joaquin Delta College Residency, master classes and commissioned work for students, called “Snap” (2014)
  • SF Library Performances (2014)
  • Katherine Delmar Burke School Challenge Day Workshops with Antoine Hunter, introducing sign language into dance choreography. (2014); Circus Burcus master teacher (Summer 2014)

Mudd Butt Mystery Theater 2016: 30th Anniversary!
Mudd Butt International 2016: Bali
Bessie Carmichael Residency
29th Mudd Butt Mystery Theater Troupe
Mudd Butt International 2015
Mudd Butt Mystery Theater 28th Year
Storytelling Dance Theater and Visual Arts Program at BCES
Mudd Butt Mystery Theater 27th Year: “Don Quixote”
Global Mountain 2012
Mudd Butt Mystery Theater 26th Year: “Fatima The Spinner”
St. Louis Residency for College Bound Students
MuddButt International 2012: Cappadocia Turkey
Sojo Story Theater!
The Mudd Butt Mystery Theater Troupe’s 25th Year
Kim Epifano’s MELT with ODC’s teen company, Dance Jam
Mudd Butt International 2011: Pucon, Chile
Refugee Transitions Mentorship Program with Epiphany Productions
The Mudd Butt Mystery Theater Troupe’s 24th Year
The Children’s StoreFront School Harlem, New York 2010
Mudd Butt International 2010 Hue, Vietnam
Mudd Butt Mystery Theatre Troupe 2009
Fears of Your Life at Marsh Theater, San Francisco, CA
The Emma Willard School, Troy, NY 2009
The Children’s Storefront School Harlem New York 2009
Mudd Butt International 2009 Wondo Genet, Ethiopia
Mudd Butt International 2008 Dharmasala, India
Mudd Butt International 2006 Capadocia Turkey
National College Choreographer’s Initiative