Kim Senklip Harvey comes from the Syilx, Tshilqot'in, Ktunaxa and Dakelh Nations and is a director, playwright and actor. Kim was shortlisted for the 2017 Gina Wilkinson prize for her work as an emerging director. Most recently Kim was a participant in the Banff Playwrights Lab as well as the Rumbles Directors Lab. Kim is extremely invested in community and youth engagement and has worked on the Mayor’s Task Force for Mental Health and Addiction, the City of Vancouver's Urban Aboriginal Peoples Advisory Committee, and as the Youth Program Manager at The Cultch she created, spearheaded the Indigenous Youth Initiative which focused on increasing urban Indigenous young people's artistic opportunities in Metro Vancouver. Kim is currently taking part in the National Theatre Schools inaugural Artistic Leadership Program which aims to steward in the next generation of artists to lead the major artistic institutions in this country. Kim will be directing the world premiere of her play, Kamloopa in September 2018.