In and around the East Village, Kim begins shooting the lead role in FRIDAY AFTERNOON, Paige Campbell's feature film debut. Cast also includes Andrew R. Butler, Becca Ballenger, T Thompson, Drae Campbell, and Matthew Lieff Christian.
"As the mischievous Puck, Kim Blanck commands the stage, laughing gleefully while carrying out Oberon's bidding."
"The kaleidoscopic production is multicolored and multicultural, from Bollywood movements to the black-leather punk-rocker attitude of Kim Blanck's saucy Puck."
Broadway World and The Columbus Dispatch are loving Tantrum's production of Midsummer! Closes June 17. Photo above by Daniel Winters.
Kim heads (slightly) west to play PUCK in A Midsummer Night's Dream at Ohio's Tantrum Theater!
And MORAL INJURY, a short film by Hal Martin, recently premiered at the 2017 Dustys!
Honored to make three-part harmony with Shaina Taub and Kate Ferber at JOE'S PUB on Friday, April 28.
Kim books and shoots a commercial for ARM & HAMMER!
Filming continues for Kim's self-penned web series, HALF FULL. The above shot is from an episode that takes place in a Chinese class, where Kim's white classmates kick her ass at Mandarin.
The Back Room Shakespeare Project comes to NYC! Kim plays LADY TOBY BELCH in the inaugural BRSP in Brooklyn; come on out for a pint and a shipwreck on Monday, April 24!
Kim joins the workshop of KPOP at Ars Nova, directed by Teddy Bergman.
And check out Kim in a VERY silly sketch for GLOBAL CITIZEN here! Over 30K views on Facebook.
Kim shoots a couple scenes for Courtney Hope Th�rond's web series pilot, BETWEEN US GIRLS. Above image by Courtney.
Kim plays Mai in a closed reading of FLIGHT PATTERNS by Sophia Cannata-Bowman, produced by the talented powerhouse women at To-By-For Productions.
Kim shoots an industrial for AMERICAN EXPRESS!
And principal photography begins for HALF FULL! This new series, written by Kim and directed by brilliant comedian Emma Tattenbaum-Fine, chronicles the awkward joys of the biracial experience.
Behind-the-scenes photos above by Hillary Nussbaum.
Kim participates in a staged reading of an all-female IVANOV. Cast includes Samantha Blinn, Hannah Corrigan, Claire Curtis-Ward, Zoe Goslin, Ellyn Heald, Ariana Karp and Hannah McKechnie.
"Open the Gate," a gorgeous, powerful anthem by THE LOBBYISTS protesting the immigration ban, features Kim as a guest vocalist. Check out the awesome music video below.
Kim joins the workshop of AMBITION, a musical by Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin about three female serial killers lost to history. Cast includes Melissa Mahoney, Lauren Annunziata, Rachel Pegram, Sara Glancy and Danielle Sacks.
Kim books an industrial for AMERICAN EXPRESS!
At Playwrights Realm, Kim participates in a workshop and reading of an as-of-yet UNTITLED CHINESE PLAY by Lauren Yee, directed by Desdemona Chiang.
Kim appears in COLBY, a gorgeous and funny sketch by Emily Tomson. Click here to watch on Vimeo!
Kim joins the Scrap Mettle Arts workshop cast of WICKEDEST WOMAN, a new play by Jessica Bashline about the infamous abortionist Madame Restell in 1800s New York City.
That's a wrap on KEEP ME POSTED! The web series' promo short screens at IndieWorks on January 17, 2017 along with four other short films. Check out the Refinery29 article about the series here!
Kim appears in THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL PASSION with the vocal ensemble Ekmeles, directed by Rachel Chavkin. This site-specific performance will be staged in the lobby of The Met Breuer on Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00pm.
Pictured above with Terra Mackintosh, Kim continues shooting Pitch Her Productions' web series KEEP ME POSTED.
Kim joins the awesome people above for a concert of STRIKING 12. Directed by Cara Reichel, the performance takes place at 8:00pm on December 16, 2016 at the Times Center.
And finishing out the year with some Chekhov, Kim joins the all-female cast of IVANOV, directed by Emily Ota. Workshop performance slated for February 2017.
Kim begins shooting KEEP ME POSTED, a web series that offers a biting look at the impact of texting and social media on our closest relationships. Created by Hillary Nussbaum and produced by the unstoppable women at Pitch Her Productions, the series also stars Maya Deshmukh, Terra Mackintosh, and Ronald Kirk (pictured).
Over the course of a week, Kim shoots an INDUSTRIAL in the form of a dozen training modules for the Paris-based company CrossKnowledge.
Kim shoots a tense scene for MORAL INJURY, a psychological drama written and directed by Hal Martin, with actors Victor Sho and Nicholas Santasier.
On November 8, Kim performs with her musical sketch group POLITICAL SUBVERSITIES and many other friends at Littlefield in Brooklyn. We'll stream the election live! (Update: it was a rough night.)
What a thrill to premiere BASIC WITCH on Halloween night to a packed room! Check out the New York Magazine write-up here and the Brokelyn interview here!
Photos by Marcus Middleton
On Halloween night, along with co-creators Annie Tippe, Janna Emig, Claire Rothrock, Ryann Weir and Jessica Frey, Kim will release the comedy web series BASIC WITCH. More info here!
More in film: Kim shoots a fun scene with Preston Martin and Maxwell Eddy for Emily Tomson's short COLBY.
And in commericals: Kim shoots A SPOT for Madwell Agency, plus books an INDUSTRIAL for CrossKnowledge.
Finally, at the amazing Ars Nova, Kim participates in a table read of COWBOY BOB by Molly Beach Murphy and Jeanna Phillips, directed by Annie Tippe.
Kim performs in the Atlantic Theater Company reading of Lauren Yee's hilarious KING OF THE YEES, directed by Joshua Kahan Brody. Cast also includes Francis Jue, Jon Norman Schneider, Orville Mendoza and Tina Chilip.
On location in the night markets of Kowloon, Hong Kong, Kim shoots a SHORT FILM with filmmaker Edith Chong.
Kim books and shoots a commercial for MICROSOFT, directed by Anderson Wright.
With writing partner Matt Gehring, Kim pens A SHORT COMEDY ABOUT STAGE MOMS, to be directed by Mike Spence this fall.
Kim travels to LA. She throws all her stuff in the trunk of her rental and asks her friend to back into spaces for her and eats ACAI BOWLS.
Back in New York, Kim takes part in the table read of THORP, a feature by Walker Hare.
Kim books and shoots a commercial for TANGO, which you can see here!
At Rockwood Music Hall, Kim performs in a concert version of THE NINTH HOUR by Kate Douglas and Shayfer James.
Photo by Shayfer James
Kim takes the McKittrick Hotel's Manderley Bar stage with Kate Douglas and Molly McAdoo for FOLLIES.
Kim hosts the FRESH GROUND PEPPER SPICE EVENT as "Working Mom Spice," alongside Todd Briscoe, Kate Weber and nicHi douglas � girl power!
Forgotten Spice Girls.