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Philly Fringe Vital Stats: Kim O’Connor-Sparks

Posted September 15th, 2010

In this series, get to know your 2010 Philly Fringe artists a little better. And do it quick! Time’s a’runnin’! Today, the mind of KAOS DAnceCo. Chaos! Actually, she sounds quite together.

Name: Kim O’Connor-Sparks

Age: 39

Where do you live now? Southampton, N.J.

Where were you born? Camden, N.J.

What’s your show title? Life . . . thus far.

What was the first thing you stole?
Oscar the Grouch figure from Pre-school playroom.

What’s your favorite alcoholic beverage? Pinot noir.

What’s the worst thing you ever did for money?
Snuck out of the house on a dare as a kid.

Who’s your favorite Phillies player? Chase Utley.

Do you have pets?
No. But I have 3 kids: Cameryn, Blaire, & Brett.

What do you do for a living?
I’m a retired psychotherapist/Dance Studio director

What’s the most disgusting thing you’ve ever seen on SEPTA?
Don’t take it.

Not even with the new Silverliners? I suppose it’s NJ Transit for Kim, after all. Life . . . thus far runs Friday and Saturday night at the Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Avenue, University City. Times vary, $16. For details and tickets, click here.
–Nicholas Gilewicz

Photo courtesy of Kim O’Connor-Sparks.