Kimberly Rose is an actor, storyteller and writer who has worked on stage, on screen, in podcasts, in print, and on radio. Kim sent out her first short story in fourth grade – “I always wanted to be heard,” she says.  She went on to work as a journalist in South Florida, publishing feature articles, memoir, creative nonfiction and interviews for the two largest newspapers in South Florida, international magazines and books.

Kim’s short story, Photo Finish,  a memoir was published in the short story anthology The Moment (Harper Perennial, 2012) and was featured on NPR’s Talk of the Nation.  She went on to share this story on The Moth Radio Hour & Podcast in 2020.

Three of Kim’s one-act plays were performed in the Boston metro area. “Butter,” a comedic one-act play was performed to a standing-room-only crowd at the Burren in Somerville, Massachusetts in 2018. “Red Shoes” was produced as part of Barstool Stories dinner theatre in September 2017; Kim also contributed to the marketing, PR and playbill design for the show. “Social Disaster” was performed as part of Play In a Day (24 hour play) community theatre in April 2017.

As an actor, Kim has had recent lead and supporting roles in short films, playing a therapist, detective, gallery owner, professor, businesswoman and mom, and on stage as a diva and crazed office manager.  She recently performed and wrote sketch comedy off-off-Broadway in New York City.   Kim has had the pleasure of doing live storytelling in New York City,  Boston and Portland, Maine.

Short stories have been published in The Miami Herald and online at Wraparound South, Smith Magazine, Medium and Yahoo! Kim was a contributing writer for the South Florida Sun Sentinel’s XS, writing feature stories on alternative energy, art and a controversial restaurant review (“Shrimp, Lies & Vinaigrette.”)  She was also a regular contributor to The Superyachts annual book, Boat International magazine and PostMortem, the first weekly newspaper for the newly revitalized South Beach.

Growing up in the multicultural, multilingual melting pot of Miami exposed her to a multitude of Latin and global cultures and languages which have influenced her work and life.  She spent many summers in Switzerland, where her mom was born, speaking French, her first language, and developing a love for all things related to words. (Her mom spoke five languages, her grandmother, seven.)  Kim is the proud mom of three socially active, GenZ citizens who have been recognized for their work as they strive to make this crazy world a better place, for all.

Photo credit: Russ Mezikofsky

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Kimberly Rose is an actor,  storyteller and writer who has told stories on stage, on screen, on air, in podcasts, and in print.  She started out as a journalist and runway model in Miami and South Beach and went on to become a playwright and performer. She has published articles, creative nonfiction and memoir nationally and internationally, had three of her plays produced in Boston and recently wrote and performed sketch comedy off-off-Broadway in New York City.

Kim’s stories have been published in every medium from on stage to on air.  Her articles and memoirs have been published in books, newspapers, radio and magazines, nationally and internationally.  She is currently working on an episodic series about growing up wild in Miami.  She has published creative nonfiction, short stories, and feature articles for newspapers, magazines and books locally and internationally for over 20 years. Media she has published stories include The Miami Herald, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Wraparound South, Medium, and Yahoo! ).  Her acclaimed short story, “Photo Finish” is included in the book The Moment (Harper Perennial), and was featured on NPR’s Talk of the Nation.

As an actor, she has performed lead and supporting roles in short indy films and on stage, playing a diva, gallery owner, professor, therapist, businesswoman and mom. Kim has done live storytelling throughout New England and New York City and on the Moth Radio Hour & Podcast.

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