Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon: KD Conservatory Alumni “Bacon Numbers”

In 1994, the concept that everyone in the world is separated by no more than six degrees took a famous pop-culture turn. In January of that year, Kevin Bacon commented in an interview that he’d worked with everyone in Hollywood – or someone who had worked with them. In April, a newsgroup thread titled “Kevin Bacon is the Center of the Universe” sprung up online. Around the same time, three college students sought entertainment during a heavy snowstorm by settling in to watch the movie Footloose, and turned the concept into the game known today as “Six Degrees of Kevin… read more