Kim has designed for theatre, musicals, dance and opera. She has worked on TV shows, national tours, at regional theaters and in educational theatre.
Kim enjoys creating characters, backgrounds and personalities through costume design and research. Collaboration with directors, the design team, and the actors is integral to her process from beginning to end. She is excited by storytelling that is inspiring, thought provoking and challenging to both the creative team and the audience.
She has worked at theatres such as Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, New Jersey Repertory Theatre, Florida Repertory Theatre, Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars, Ohio Light Opera, Stageworks Theatre, Boomerang Theatre Company, Opera in the Heights, and The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston. She has toured with the Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey Legends Blue Unit and has stitched for The Met Gala, New York Fashion Week, Fashion Editorials, Broadway Shows and National Tours. She has also designed for Theatre for Young Audiences tours, along with university and high school productions.
She is originally from Houston, Texas and earned her BFA in Theatre Design & Technology with a minor in music from Baylor University and her MFA in Costume Design from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. As part of the fulfillment of her masters at MGSA, she studied at Rutgers Conservatory at Shakespeare’s Globe and The School of Historical Dress in London, England.