Artist Bio

Kim Schultz

(Bio as of October 2016)

Kim Schultz returns to the Goodman, where she previously appeared in the past three productions of A Christmas Carol. Other theatrical credits include In the Garden (understudy) at Lookingglass Theatre Company, No Place Called Home at the Kennedy Center, 3LD in New York and Silk Road Rising, Yang Zen Froggs at Theatre de la Jeune Lune,  King Lear at Ten Thousand Things in Minneapolis, The Comedy of Errors at New England Shakespeare Festival and The F Trip at The Zipper Factory, among others. As an improviser, she has performed at Brave New Workshop, the Chicago Improv Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and on HBO Comedy Showcase at the Ice House in Los Angeles. Ms. Schultz is also a playwright, having written two solo shows. After traveling to the Middle East in 2009, she was commissioned to write a play to draw attention to the Iraqi refugee crisis. No Place Called Home was performed off-Broadway (directed by Sarah Cameron Sunde). She also wrote a memoir entitled Three Days in Damascus, about falling in love with an Iraqi refugee, that is being published this year with Palewell Press. Her television work includes Sex & the City and Chicago Fire, as well as several national and regional commercials. Ms. Schultz runs an artist residency in Mexico called the Akumal International Artist Residency and also specializes in corporate improv training.