Kimberly began working with TimeLine in 2008, where she directed INANA, MY NAME IS ASHER LEV, ALL MY SONS, and DOLLY WEST’S KITCHEN. She is a freelance director and the director of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winning play DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar. She was also a 2013 Finalist for the SDCF Joe A. Callaway Award.

In Chicago, Kimberly is also a Resident Director at Writers Theatre. Her work has received multiple Joseph Jefferson nominations. Her Chicago credits include HEDDA GABLER, THE LETTERS, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (Writers); RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN (Goodman); 4000 MILES, THE WHIPPING MAN (Northlight); WANT, THE NORTH PLAN (Steppenwolf); THE GREAT GOD PAN, AFTER THE REVOLUTION, MADAGASCAR, THE OVERWHELMING AND THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED (Next); WAITING FOR LEFTY (American Blues); OLD TIMES, THE CONQUEST OF THE SOUTH POLE, UNCLE VANYA, CHERRY ORCHARD, THREE SISTERS, FUDDY MEERS, ANDKNIVES IN HENS (Strawdog); CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, BUG AND THE PILLOWMAN (Redtwist Theatre); THIEVES LIKE US (The House Theatre), among others.

In New York she has directed DISGRACED (Broadway), THE WHO AND THE WHAT and DISGRACED (Lincoln Center Theater 3) and regional credits include THE WHO AND THE WHAT (La Jolla Playhouse), LITTLE GEM (City Theatre), MURDER ON THE NILE, A FEW GOOD MEN (Peninsula Players) and MAURITIUS (Theatre Squared, Fayetteville, Ark.).

As an educator, Kimberly spent ten years as both an administrator and Resident Artist with Steppenwolf for Young Adults. In addition, Kimberly either ran programs or taught for Court Theater, Northlight Theater, Redmoon Theater, Roadworks Productions, Victory Gardens, Metropolis, Act One Studios, and Acting Studio Chicago. She is adjunct faculty at Columbia College where she teaches Chekhov, Dramaturgy and Text Analysis. She is the recipient of Columbia College’s 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award. Kimberly has served as Program Director and as a dramaturg for Steppenwolf’s First Look Repertory of New Work.

Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

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What does a director actually do? This simple question formed the basis of TimeLine’s Directors Salon, an intimate fundraising event featuring food and drink intertwined with Q & A which delved into the world of the director. …

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