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Kymberly Harris

Kymberly Harris is a working Director and the founder of Firsthand Films. She wrote and directed the award winning short films Rose’s Turn (2017) and FAITH (2018), the feature film I HEARD SARAH (2020), as well as commercials and music videos. Kymberly has directed several plays in Los Angeles at Pacific Resident Theatre, Rogue Machine Theatre, The Lounge Theatre, and in NYC at Theatre for the New City. A published and produced playwright, several plays by Kymberly have been produced in NYC and in Chicago. Her play FAITH is the only drama published in the anthology, Proofread or Die!, featuring works by colleagues and friends of the late David Foster Wallace. (In 2014, she assisted James Ponsoldt and Jason Segel on the film The End of the Tour) Some stage credits include originating the role of Holly in Eric Simonson’s BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY opposite Tracy Letts, Terrence McNally’s IT’S ONLY A PLAY opposite Thomas Sadoski, Josh Radnor, and Lisa Kudrow, and in her original play BUMPING UMBRELLAS directed by Kate Marks at La Mama and Harold Clurman Theatre. Kymberly founded the Method Acting school TheatresCool where she taught classes to actors of all ages in the Chicago area, The School of Visual Arts in NYC, Bradley University, and at Susan Batson Studios in NYC. She is a member of AEA, AFTRA, SAG, and the Dramatists Guild. Kymberly holds an MA from Illinois State University in Theatre, and a double MFA from The Actors Studio Drama School at the New School in Acting and Playwriting. Kymberly is an acting coach to select private clients.