Kim Kressal

KIM KRESSAL (Book/Lyrics Writer/Director) is a director and playwright living in New York City. She is an Artistic Associate for Wreckio Ensemble for whom she directs and writes regularly. Most recently she directed Bail Out The Musical by Wreckio Ensemble and Rooftops by Karly Maurer. She conceived, directed and co-authored The Ladies Aide Society Invites You to A Poverty Party to Benefit The Foundation for Ethical Art and Culture, for which Wreckio was granted a Chashama Performing Arts Residency and an opportunity to travel the show to Dublin, Ireland. In 2007 she received the "Best Director" award at The Wonderland Festival for her direction of Sandwich by Jessamyn Fiore. She is a Founder and former Artistic Director of the New York City based women's theatre company, the estrotribe. Kimberlea has worked with activist groups creating and performing site-specific street theatre. She is the recipient of the Robert Moss Directing Award. She received her BFA in Directing from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts where she currently serves as a Directing Mentor for 3rd and 4th year undergraduate directing students. In June 2009 Kimberlea was featured in GO Magazine’s “100 Women We Love” issue.

Shows participated in:
Lesbian Love Octagon (2012 - 13) Writer
The Lesbian Love Octagon (2010 - 11) Director
Bail Out The Musical (2009 - 10) Director