KIM WEILD

 

 

CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

Drama Desk Award nominee Kim Weild’s work has been seen at: Lincoln Center Theater, Carnegie Hall, Teatro alla Scala, Goodspeed Musicals, The New York Theater Workshop, Off Broadway’s Theater Row, Primary Stages, New York Live Arts, The Mark Taper Forum, Williamstown Theater Festival, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center among others.  Her production of Uncle Vanya was an official selection at the Prague Quadrennial and in Greece she has directed The Bacchae by Euripides and AristophanesThe Birds. Most recently she helmed the new musical Indian Joe at Goodspeed Musicals.  She has extensive experience developing new plays and musicals with some of the country’s leading playwrights.

 

Weild is Founding Artistic Director of OUR VOICES a company dedicated to investigating themes of otherness in society whether they are culture, language, gender, sexual orientation or ability.  Their inaugural production of Mee's Fźtes de la Nuit went on to be nominated for a Drama Desk Award (Unique Theatrical Experience) and seven New York Innovative Theatre Awards (winning two) including Outstanding Director.  In 2014 for the inaugural season of NY Live Arts/Live Ideas, which celebrated the worlds of Dr. Oliver Sacks, they created a world premiere American Sign Language production of Pinter’s A Kind of Alaska, that wove three forms of American Sign Language into the text.  OUR VOICES is the proud recipient of the 2015-2017 Archive Residency with The New Ohio Theatre and IRT where they are developing and will premiere Charles Mee’s soot and spit, a musical about the life of deaf outsider artist James Castle.

 

On Broadway she has been Associate Director on the world premiere of Amazing Grace, and Michael Blakemores productions of Deuce, Is He Dead? and Blithe Spirit.  Off-Broadway she has been Associate Director to Tina Landau on Iphigenia 2.0 at Signature Theatre and Tarell Alvin McCraneys Wig Out! at The Vineyard Theater. 

 

Steadfastly committed to the training and development of our future theatremakers, Weild has extensive teaching credits and is currently a Visiting Associate Professor of Theater at Wesleyan University.

 

MFA Columbia University School of the Arts. BFA New York University-Tisch School of the Arts.  Member SDC.