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Kimberly Senior

Kimberly Senior

Kimberly Senior is a freelance director and the director of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winning play Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar. Most recently Kimberly made her HBO debut with Chris Gethard: Career Suicide, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Kimberly was awarded the prestigious Alan SchneiderAward at the 2016 TCG Conference. She is also a 2013 Finalist for the SDCF Joe A. Callaway Award. She is the recipient of the 2016 Special Non-Equity Jeff Award for her Chicago career achievements as a trail blazer, champion and role model for emerging artists.

In Chicago, Kimberly is a Resident Director at Writers Theatre and an Associate Artist at TimeLine Theatre. Her work has received multiple Joseph Jefferson nominations. Kimberly founded Collaboraction Theatre Company in 1997, spent ten years as an associate artist at Strawdog Theater, eight years as an associate artist at Chicago Dramatists, and six years as an associate artist at the much beloved Next Theatre. In addition, Kimberly served as the first board president of The Hypocrites many years ago.

New York Credits: Disgraced (Broadway); Chris Gethard: Career Suicide (Judd Apatow presents); The Who and The What, and Disgraced (Lincoln Center Theater 3). Chicago Credits: Support Group for MenDisgraced, and Rapture, Blister, Burn (Goodman Theatre); The SceneMarjorie PrimeDiary of Anne FrankHedda Gabler, and The Letters (Writers Theatre); Discord4000 Miles, and The Whipping Man(Northlight Theatre); Want, and The North Plan(Steppenwolf); InanaMy Name is Asher LevAll My Sons, and Dolly West's Kitchen (TimeLine Theatre); The Great God PanAfter the RevolutionMadagascarThe Overwhelming, and The Busy World is Hushed (Next); Waiting for Lefty (American Blues); Old TimesThe Conquest of the South PoleUncle VanyaCherry OrchardThree SistersFuddy Meers, and Knives in Hens (Strawdog); Cripple of InishmaanBug, and The Pillowman (Redtwist Theatre); Thieves Like Us (The House Theatre); among others. Regional: Other Than Honorable (Geva); Sex with Strangers (The Geffen Playhouse); Disgraced (Mark Taper Forum, Berkley Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre); The Who and The What (La Jolla Playhouse); Little Gem (City Theatre); Games AfootMurder on the Nile, and A Few Good Men (Peninsula Players); Mauritius (Theatre Squared, Fayetteville, AR); Film/TV: Chris Gethard: Career Suicide (HBO); Upcoming: The Niceties (CATF); Discord (Primary Stages); Sheltered (Alliance); Buried Child (Writers Theatre); Support Group for Men (Goodman).

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