Brand new day:
a celebration of unity
Virginia Children's Theatre
This August, Kimi performed on her first professional contract as one of three adult lead vocalists in VCT's Brand New Day: A Celebration of Unity, which integrated children's literature and musical theatre favorites to promote themes of unity and love. Kimi was featured in such songs as "My Strongest Suit" (Aida), "Dance with You" (The Prom), "Footloose" (Footloose), "Raise You Up/Just Be" (Kinky Boots), and "Spread the Love Around" (Sister Act). Click the image to hear what Kimi and some of her castmates had to say about the concert on WSLS 10 News!
another op'nin, another show
Kimi is a member of BareTroupe, Cal's elite student group dedicated solely to musical theater. For Spring 2022 Showcase, she performed solos in "Therapy" (tick, tick...BOOM!), "Take a Break" (Hamilton), "Up the Ladder to the Roof" (Everyday Rapture), and "Blow, Gabriel, Blow" (Anything Goes). Click the photo to watch the full showcase!
UC Berkeley Department of Theater & Performance Studies
For the final presentation of her acting class in Spring of 2022, Kimi played The Bride in Frederico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding.
Whatsername/Assistant Vocal Director
The Virtual Performers
Kimi sang "On the Street Where You Live" from My Fair Lady, a song of a role she would not traditionally play. Click the image to hear her rendition and read BroadwayWorld's article about the event here!
35mm: A Musical Exhibition
On the production team as an Assistant Vocal Director and in the cast, performing solos in “Ballad of Sara Berry,” “Make Me Happy,” and “Mama, Let Me In.”
The food of love:
A Virtual Valentine's Day Cabaret
Stage Left Productions Denver
Raised money for The Delores Project, a shelter for trans individuals and unaccompanied women in the Denver area. Kimi sang “All the Things You Are.”
Sierra Boggess Masterclass Intensive!
Kimi had the pleasure of working with one of her ultimate idols, Sierra Boggess. She received one-on-one coaching with Sierra, learning how to add more personalized nuances to her musical piece, approaching song as an actor.