Artist Bios

Kimberly Senior

Kimberly Senior

(Bio as of May 2021)

Kimberly Senior (Producer) is a freelance director and the director of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar. She is a member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, Resident Director at Writers Theatre and an Associate Artist at TimeLine Theatre. She founded Collaboraction Theatre Company in 1997, was an associate artist at Strawdog Theater, an associate artist at Chicago Dramatists, and an associate artist at Next Theatre. In addition, Senior served as the first board president of The Hypocrites. She made her HBO debut with Chris Gethard: Career Suicide, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. She was awarded the Alan Schneider Award and was 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. Off-Broadway credits include Bella Bella andThe Niceties (Manhattan Theatre Club); Aasif Mandvi's Sakina's Restaurant and Dan Rather's Stories of a Lifetime (Audible Theatre at Minetta Lane) and Chris Gethard's Career Suicide (produced by Judd Apatow). Senior has directed six projects for Audible, including the plays Bella Bella and Dan Rather. She has served as Program Director and as a dramaturg for Steppenwolf Theatre’s First Look Repertory of New Work and continues to develop new plays with the Ojai Playwrights Conference, PlayPenn, Cape Cod Theater Project and others. KimberlySenior.net

Watch & Listen More

  • An Interview with Director Kimberly Senior
  • Director Kimberly Senior talks Rapture, Blister, Burn
  • Rapture, Blister, Burn Rehearsal Photos
  • Rapture, Blister, Burn Rehearsal Photos

With Goodman Theatre