Kim has been teaching and directing for twenty-six years in the public school setting and in the Birmingham theatre community.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in middle and secondary education, master’s degrees in gifted and instructional leadership, and an Ed.S in teacher leadership. A nationally board certified teacher, she has also directed, choreographed, and acted in community and regional theatre, working with numerous adult productions, children’s productions, theatre camps/workshops, and teacher workshops. She enjoys working as a Teaching Artist for Red Mountain Theatre Company, serving as a Gifted Specialist in Mountain Brook Schools, and singing on the worship teams at FBCP and One-Eighty.Kim is also no stranger to the stage having performed all over Birmingham with Red Mountain Theatre Company, Theatre LJCC, Birmingham Festival Theatre, The Alabama Symphony, and Town & Gown.
Her favorite credits include (Kathryn Tucker Windham) 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, (Babe) The Pajama Game, (Maxine) Sisters of Swing, (Mrs. Darbus) Disney’s High School Musical, Beehive!, (Grace) Annie, (Sister Amnesia) Nunsense, (Narrator) Joseph…Dreamcoat, (Young Wife) Hello Again, (Laurie) Oklahoma!, (Rosumund) The Robber Bridegroom, (The Mistress) Evita, Covering Dish, Closer than Ever, and ASO's Holiday Magic.
She served as the Artistic Director for the Theatre LJCC. She received the Irving Stern Award for Theatrical Excellence, Best Birmingham Actress in a Musical by BroadwayWorld.com, and recently named as one of the 2021 Best of the Best in Gifted Education from AAGC.