Kim Schultz

Bio

Kim Schultz is New York-based actor and writer who traveled to Lebanon, Jordan, and Syria with the New York-based NGO, Intersections International, to meet Iraqi refugees and hear their stories. A result of that trip is the play "No Place Called Home", this isn’t supposed to be a love a story, currently on tour after the Off-Broadway run. www.omarwashisname.blogspot.com Kim has performed at The Guthrie Theatre, Childrens’ Theatre Co. ,Theatre de la Jeune Lune, The Chicago Improv Fest, The Brave New Workshop, HBO Comedy Showcase and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Currently residing in New York, Kim has performed at The Hamptons Shakespeare Festival, Oberon Theatre, 3LD, Themantics Group and The Zipper Factory Theatre. She also created, produced and acted in a regionally televised comedy improv show on ABC called Comedy Hotel. Kim wrote and performed a critically acclaimed autobiographical solo show performed off-Broadway called, The F Trip. And after traveling to the Middle East in the fall of 2009, Kim was commissioned to write a play to draw attention to the Iraqi refugee crisis. "No Place Called Home" was directed by Sarah Cameron Sunde and enjoyed an off-Broadway run in NYC in the fall of 2010 and is currently touring nationally. As a writer, Kim is a prize winner for a short story she wrote on fieldreport.com, has been published at humorpress.com, Futuretakes and is a NYC Moth storytelling champion for a story she wrote and performed about falling in love with a conman. Kim also teaches improvisation for people and organizations wishing to change their lives and laugh more. For more info on Kim or the play, please visit www.kimschultz.net or www.omarwashisname.blogspot.com.