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Carousel

Kimmy just finished a contract at the Wick Theatre in South Florida in the ensemble of Carousel. As a lover of music theatre history, golden age musicals and Agnes De Mille, this was a dream show that fufilled every beautiful expectation. 

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Finding Christmas

December 2023 brought a brand new experience! Kimmy worked with Rand Productions at the Beau Rivage casino performing as a featured vocalist and dancer in Finding Christmas. She loved getting to interact with the children and families and bring them all some holiday cheer.  

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Reverie: A Dance Film!

This May Kimmy executive produced, created and starred in her first dance film. She worked with choreogrpaher Rebbca Frazier and an incredible professional crew. The film tells the story of an aging dancer enters as usual into her weekly ballet class. Music and movement transport her back to the memories of her prime. Reverie is a homage to New York City and the passion of a dancer who never truly stops. Reverie has won many awards at film festivals arond the world.  

Choreography Opportunities

June was filled with choreography opportunites for Kimmy! She choreographed her first short film about a dancer losing her hearing. She assistant choreographed and was a swing on a tap film with Elyn Collier and Jack Sippel. She also spent 3 weeks working with high school students creating, writing and choreographing an full length original musical. She discovered that she loved creating and working on new material and has more of an eye for choreography and pictures then she thought!

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Broadway Dance Center Professional Semester

Kimmy absolutely loved training at Broadway Dance Center's Professional Semester.  She can't connected with so many other dancers and choreographers in the industry, improved her technique and explore and grew more confident in various styles.  Dancing and training all day in New York City is a dream come true! Her mentor was Elyn Collier and she was frequently found in class with Lizz Picini, Ray Hesselink, April Cook, Deb Roshe, Slice, Miles Keeney, Carlos Neto, Amanda LaMotte and Dorit Koppel. Her showcase pieces were choreograpehd by Skye Mattox, Nathalie Marrable, Mallory Nolting, and Sarah Juliet Shaw. 

Video Choreographed by April Cook!

Slow Burn Theatre Company 

Kimmy is ecstatic to be joining the cast of Footloose at Slow Burn Theatre Company. This is a special opportunity for her, becasue she grew up in the area attending Slow Burn shows since she was a little girl. She loves that she can behome for the holidays and have her friedns and family attend the show! Come kick of your sunday shoes this holiday season!

Footloose ended up being the highest-grossing, best produced show in Slow Burn history. It was sold out standing room only for the last 2 weeks of the show!

Thin Air Theatre Company

Kimmy is so excited to be heading to Colorado this fall to work at Thin Air Theatre Company performing in the Ensemble of Young Frankenstein.  She is excited to reuinte with many Stagedoor Manor alumni who work at TATC. She also loves to hike and is excited to explore Colorado while the leaves are changing!

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Timber Lake Playhouse

Kimmy is ecstatic to be joining the resident company at Timber Lake Playhouse this summer. She will be performing in Escape to Margaritaville (Ensemble), Lend Me a Tenor  (Diana Cover), Annie (Lily St. Regis), Legally Blonde (Margot, Brooke Wyndom Cover), Nunsense (Sister Mary Leo), We Will Rock You (Ensemble, Scaramouche Cover), as well as other concerts and events. She can't wait to begin! 

Ghana, Africa

This past January Kimmy completed the Performing Arts in Cultural Context Program through Elon University. She studied  traditional Ghanaian performing arts, including West African Dance, music  and drumming! She was able to travel around, discovering the country's rich history and culture and eat lots of good food! It was an eye-opening and life changing experience. 

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42nd Street (Elon University)

Kimmy has been cast as a swing, covering the entire ensemble in the fall mainstage production of 42nd Street at Elon University. This was her first time swinging and it was exciting to add some new tools to her toolbox! She went on multiple time throughout the rehearsal proccess and during tech. During the second weekend of shows she got a text 2 hours before the show saying she was going on that night! During her time on the show she used Stage Write Software to create charts and study her tracks. 

Oswald the Musical

Kimmy is extremely grateful to be Assisting the Director Randi Kleiner with the New York City based development workshop of Oswald the Musical.  In addition to setting up the rehearsal room, she took Kleiner's detailed notes and communicated them with the cast. She also kept track of and distributed script changes.

Book: Tony LePage      

Music/Lyrics/Book: Josh Sassanella 

Director: Randi Kleiner

Music Supervisor: Kimberly Grigsby

General Partner: Enrique Brown

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Open Jar Institute

After attending as a high school student in 2015, Kimmy worked with Open Jar Institute as an intern for both the high school and college week this summer.  She held a variety of jobs including assisting Broadway performers in their master classes, taking detailed choreography and formation notes, helping with studio operations and planning for the students arrivals. 

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