About the Author

Kim Senklip Harvey


Kim Senklip Harvey is a proud Indigenous woman from the Syilx, Tsilhqot’in, Ktunaxa, and Dakelh Nations and is a director, playwright, and actor. In 2017 Kim was shortlisted for the Gina Wilkinson Prize for her work as an emerging director. In 2018 she was a participant in the Banff Playwrights Lab as well as the Rumbles Directors Lab mentored by Weyni Mengesha. Kim was a participant in the 2017 Banff Residency “Writing in a Racialized Canada”; she is currently taking part in the National Theatre School’s inaugural Artistic Leadership Program, which aims to steward in the next generation of artists to lead the major artistic institutions in this country. In September of 2018, Kim had the world premiere for her new play, Kamloopa, which she wrote and directed. Her next play, Break Horizons, is a commission with the Citadel and Arts Club Theatre which explores the multifaceted laws of the many Indigenous worlds. Kim is a tenacious leader committed to excellence and the equitable opportunity of her people, women, minorities, and the historically disenfranchised and believes storytelling is the most compelling way to provide every community member the opportunity to live peacefully.