Professional drama practitioner Kim Jordan, (M.A. Applied Theatre, Skidmore College) has over twelve years of experience integrating the performing arts and performance poetry into school curricula and community organizations. Kim is passionate about the power of theatre to address the needs of marginalized populations for behavioral, cognitive, social, and interpersonal change. Kim leads workshops and facilitates experiential dialogues about identity and self-awareness, arts activism, anti-racism, cultural competency, anti-homophobia and anti-sexism training, and social justice.
Kim is a theatre faculty member at Champlain College and Community College of Vermont, volunteers within the Vermont criminal justice system and local correctional institutions, and has directed multiple middle- and high school theatre productions. Kim acts and directs with local theatre companies, was a core teaching artist with the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts’ FlynnArts and Words Come Alive! programs, and taught and performed with the InterActing theatre teaching company in Madrid, Spain. Kim is a former host and organizer of the Burlington Poetry Slam and was a member of three Vermont National Poetry Slam teams. She was a 2010 grant award recipient of Burlington’s Integrated Arts Academy PTO Community-School Arts Grant. Kim is also a Juried Teaching Artist for Applied Theatre and Performance Poetry (Education) on the Vermont Arts Council Teaching Artist Roster.
“You inspire me. You taught me courage.” – Kelsey, 5th grader
“Thank you Kim for helping me do some things I normally would not do. I will miss you.”
“It was a great time with Theatre-in-Action. It helped me to talk to people more clearly.”
“Thank you Ms. Kim for teaching me how to stop bullying and how to have fun learning.” – Hannah
For more information about Theatre-in-Action programs, residencies, and workshop fees, please email Theatre-in-Action Program Director Kim Jordan: email@example.com