Kimberly Faith Hickman

www.kimberlyfaithhickman.com

BROADWAY / NEW YORK

Clybourne Park ** by Bruce Norris

The Assembled Parties ** by Richard Greenberg

The Scottsboro Boys ** by Kander & Ebb

Dispatches… * Devised play

The Other Man * by Bryant Martin

Derivatives * by Lynn Rosen

Barbarians * by Andrew Rosendorf

Tummy Bubbles * (3 productions) by Jennifer Lane

10 Days * by Vanessa Hidary

The Inn At Lake Devine adapted by Jake Lipman

Profet devised by Bechdel Project

(Temp)oral by Julia Doolittle

In The Blue by Lynn Rosen

The Imperialists by Lynn Rosen

Another Kind of Love by Crystal Skillman

The Seer & The Witch by Jennifer Lane

Great Kills by Kate Cortesi

Beautiful Boy by Eric Conger

Til Death Do Us Part by Bobby Cronin

Dime Heroes by Eric Kingrea

Sound Asleep * by Michael Bradley

Ugly Christmas Sweater Cabaret by Various Artists

The Sandpit / The First Time by Michal Walczak

Typing / Happily Ever After by Cristina Colmena

Lovesong by Abi Morgan

A Social Experiment * by Kai Williams

Trish & Tilly * by Rachel Calnek Sugin

Floridians * by Ian Sherman

Fight Dragons * by Hannah Reale

Is That How It Was? * by Jean Bouchard

Real Girls Can’t Win by Merri Biechler

Of Good Stock * by Melissa Ross

The Commons of Pensacola * by Amanda Peet

Dinner With Friends * by Donald Margulies

Gabriel * by Moira Buffini

Smudge * by Rachel Axler

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Walter Kerr Theatre, Director Pam MacKinnon

Manhattan Theatre Club, Director Lynne Meadow

Lyceum Theatre, Director / Choreographer Susan Stroman

Epic Theatre Ensemble

Theatre Row

Culture Project, Women’s Center Stage Festival

terraNOVA Collective

terraNOVA Collective, WCS Festival, Theatre Row

terraNOVA Collective

TIC Theater, Theater 54

Bechdel Project (workshop)

Women's Project, Rattlestick Playwright's Theatre (workshops)

terraNOVA Collective (workshop)

New Dramatists (workshop)

Boomerang Theatre Company (workshop)

terraNOVA Collective (workshop)

terraNOVA Collective (workshop)

terraNOVA Collective (workshop)

Alec Baldwin Fellowship (workshop)

Horse Trade Theatre Group

PTP/ NYC After Dark - Atlantic Stage 2

The Duplex

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Pie, Pint & Play at Local 61

Worldwide Plays Festival

​Worldwide Plays Festival

​Worldwide Plays Festival

​Worldwide Plays Festival

Origins Theatre Company

The Attic Theater Company

Manhattan Theatre Club, director Lynne Meadow

Manhattan Theatre Club, Director Lynne Meadow

Roundabout Theatre Company, Director Pam MacKinnon

Atlantic Theater Company, Director David Esbjornson

Women's Project, Director Pam MacKinnon

** indicates Broadway         * indicates Off Broadway

REGIONAL / NATIONAL TOURS

Cracking by Jonathan Marc Sherman

Two Pigeons Talk Politics by Lauren Gunderson

508 by Amy Herzog

The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O'Brien

Hedwig & the Angry Inch by J.C. Mitchell & S.Trask

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story by Alan Janes

Don't Stop Me Now, a Celebration of Rock Musicals

Once by Enda Walsh, G. Hansard & M. Irglova

Curious Incident of the Dog... by Simon Stephens

Rock of Ages by Chris D'Arienzo

Enron by Lucy Prebble

Annie by Meehan, Strouse & Charnin

Jesus Christ Superstar by Webber & Rice

Ripcord by David Lindsay Abaire

Beauty and the Beast by Menken, Ashman & Rice

Sister Act music by Alan Menken

James & the Giant Peach by Pasek & Paul

Singin' in the Rain by Comden & Green

Shrek by David Lindsay Abaire & Jeannine Tesori

Bridges of Madison County by JRB and M. Norman

Grounded by George Brant

I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright

The Twentieth Century Way by Tom Jacobson

BlackTop Sky by Christina Anderson

How to Succeed in Business… by Frank Loesser

A Year With Frog & Toad by Willie & Robert Reale

Mother of Rain by Paul R. Pierce

Honk!  The Musical by Stiles & Drew

High School Musical (Disney)

Trapped In A Box by Casey Pilkenton

Trapped In A Box by Casey Pilkenton

Romeo and Juliet (2 productions) by Shakespeare

Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling

Star Spangled Girl by Neil Simon

Peter Pan (2 productions) by JM Barrie

Seussical The Musical by Ahrens & Flaherty

Big River by Hauptman & Miller

Man of La Mancha by Wasserman, Darion & Leigh

A Christmas Carol (2 productions) by Paul Pierce

Much Ado About Nothing by Shakespeare

Ladies' Night by Casey Pilkenton

A Christmas Carol (11 productions) by Charles Jones

Route 66 (2 productions) by Roger Bean

The Taffetas (3 productions) by Rick Lewis

Marcus Is Walking by Joan Ackermann

Quartermaine's Terms by Simon Grey

Children by A.R. Gurney

 

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Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Rave On Productions

Rave On Productions

Rave On Productions

Omaha Playhouse & Rave On Productions

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Omaha Playhouse

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Playhouse on the Square

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Cincinnati Fringe / Know Theatre of Cincinnati

CIC Chicago

Off Square Theater Company, Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Springer Opera House

Rose of Athens Theatre 

No Shame Theater

NTC National Tour and Omaha Playhouse

Springer Theatricals National Tour

Springer Theatricals and Capstone Theatricals National Tours

Columbus State University

Williamstown Theatre Festival, Director Maria Aitken 

WTF and Westport Country Playhouse, Director John Tillinger

 

TV / FILM / WEB

Grounded by George Brant

I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright

A Christmas Carol 

by Geoffrey Jones & Kimberly Faith Hickman

"Shoulda Swiped Left:  Dumpster Diver"

"Honk!  The Movie"

"The Baking Show"

"The Glee Project"

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ShowTix4U Streaming

ShowTix4U Streaming

ShowTix4U Streaming

YouTube Web Series

Independent Film, director Lars Fuchs

TV series:  CBS Network

TV series:  Oxygen Network

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Selection Committee Member

Zelda Fichandler Award, Princess Grace Playwriting Fellowship, SDC Foundation Observership, The Kilroys, Women's Project Playwrights Lab, Jewish Plays Project, and terraNOVA Collective Groundbreakers Writers Group

Founder, Omaha Community Playhouse Directing Fellowship (Omaha,NE), summer 2018

In an effort to support the development of future Omaha directors, Omaha Community Playhouse Directing Fellowship provides early and mid-career directors with the opportunity to develop their skills by directing an OCP Alternative Programming production, as well as assisting directing a regular OCP season musical or play.  

Counselor, Omaha Girls Rock (Omaha, NE), summer 2018

Counselor for Omaha Girls Rock, a non profit, music advocacy camp for girls.

Safe Space Ally (University of Nebraska Omaha), 2017

Received Safe Space and Active Ally training for publicly identifying as an Ally to members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans spectrum, queer spectrum, intersex, asexual, gender spectrum, and/or sexuality spectrum (LGBTQIA+) community.  

Founder, Henry Fonda Theatre Academy (Omaha,NE), summer 2016

Teaching "life skills through stage skills", the Henry Fonda Theatre Academy is the educational wing of Omaha Playhouse.

Founding Member, Bechdel Project (NYC), 2015

Bechdel Project is an organization dedicated to telling stories on stage and screen that pass the Bechdel test. Responsibilities include directing; artistic programming; developing new work; creating and scheduling educational workshops with high schools and universities; casting and scheduling script reading series; fundraising; social media marketing and advocacy.

Assistant Director, Manhattan Theatre Club at City Center (Off Broadway), fall 2013

The Commons of Pensacola – Assistant Director for Lynne Meadow

Responsibilities included assisting in pre-production involving developmental readings, casting, preparing and providing thorough dramaturgy; assisting in all rehearsals and tech; attending previews, taking notes, taking and giving notes to cast and designers in director’s absence; conducting understudy auditions and rehearsals with stage management; leading post show discussions, etc.

Assistant Director, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (Broadway), spring 2013

The Assembled Parties (nominated for 3 Tony Awards) – Assistant Director for Lynne Meadow

Responsibilities included assisting in all rehearsals and tech, preparing and providing thorough dramaturgy, attending previews, taking notes, taking and giving notes in director’s absence, leading post show discussions, etc.

 

Assistant Director, Walter Kerr Theatre (Broadway) spring and summer 2012

Clybourne Park (nominated for 4 Tony Awards, winner of Best Play) – Assistant Director for Pam MacKinnon.

Responsibilities included assisting in all rehearsals and tech, attending previews, taking notes, taking and giving notes in director’s absence, as well as working with stage management during rehearsals and put-ins for new cast members.

 

Artistic Associate, terraNOVA Collective (New York Theatre) 2011-Current

Responsibilities include directing, recruiting playwrights and assisting in development of new work, assisting with casting outreach for terraNOVA’s playwrights group, Groundbreakers

 

Finalist - Mike Ockrent Directing Fellowship (Broadway), fall 2011

 

SDC Foundation Observer, Lyceum Theatre (Broadway), fall 2010

The Scottsboro Boys (nominated for 12 Tony Awards) – Observer to Director / Choreographer, Susan Stroman.

Responsibilities included participating in teaching choreography and staging to swings, understudies and new cast members; teaching new choreography to full cast, teching show in theater, attending previews, and note sessions / onstage rehearsals with creative staff and cast.

 

SDC Foundation Observer, Atlantic Theatre Company (Off Broadway), spring 2010

Gabriel – Observer to Director, David Esbjornson. Responsibilities included observing, assisting, attending previews, and taking notes; as well as taking and giving notes to the creative staff and cast in the director’s absence (with director approval) for twelve of the twenty-three previews.

 

Director, Deviser and Ensemble member, Dispatches From (A)mended America, 2009-2010

Documentary play based on interviews conducted throughout the South after President Obama’s election.

 

Directing Corps, Williamstown Theatre Festival, summer 2009

Director of three WTF Workshop productions, assistant director of two main stage productions (the only Directing Corps member to assistant direct two main stage productions).

 

Artistic Associate, Women’s Project (Off Broadway), fall internship 2008

Aliens With Extraordinary Skills – Dramaturgical and artistic support. Director, Tea Alagic

Freshwater – Dramaturgical and artistic support. Director, Anne Bogart

Artistic internship assisting Associate Artistic Director / Dramaturge, Megan E. Carter, with dramaturgy on main stage productions, in addition to observing rehearsals. Responsibilities included participating in new play readings, literary management, reading play submissions, completing script evaluations, maintaining submission database, and serving as a correspondent to playwrights.

 

Assistant to Producing Artistic Director, Springer Opera House the State Theatre of GA, 2006-2010

Assistant for four years to Producing Artistic Director, Paul R. Pierce. Annual operating budget of $2.2 million.

Programming includes a main stage, studio and children’s theatre series, plus a national touring program. Responsibilities included serving as a resident director and choreographer; casting director; play selection committee member for upcoming seasons; hiring guest designers and directors; and assisting guest directors as needed.

TRAINING

Professional development at Theatre Communications Group, United States Institute for Theatre Technology and Omaha Arts Stock.

National Arts Strategies 2017-2019 Conference

Alliance of Resident Theatres Diversity and Accessibility Training

Manhattan Theatre Club Samuel J. Friedman Directing Fellowship

Two Manhattan Theatre Club Jonathan Alper Directing Fellowships

Member 2012 Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab - Theatrical directing with an emphasis on international collaboration, cultural acknowledgments and allyship.

Alec Baldwin Directing Fellowship

Member 2011 Directors Lab West Los Angeles - Theatrical directing with an emphasis on collaboration with the deaf and hard of hearing community.

Two time SDC Foundation Observer

BFA Theatre Performance and Directing, Columbus State University – Dr. Hazel E. Hall (dept. chair, retired)

Dance - Ballet, tap, jazz, swing, tango, waltz, etc. Studied at Academy of Fine Arts (GA), Columbus State University (GA), Steps on Broadway (NY), Broadway Dance Center (NY), and various choreographers

 

REFERENCES - New York Theatre (Contact information available upon request)

Lynne Meadow, Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director

Pam MacKinnon, Director

Susan Stroman, Director / Choreographer

Megan E. Carter, Producer / Dramaturge

Lynn Rosen, Playwright