I am the Sparkle.

I have a MFA in Stage Directing from Actors Studio Drama School and a BFA in Acting from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. For a short time after graduation, I directed some way off Broadway stuff. Eventually I moved into privately advising playwrights on their plays’ development (aka “therapy for plays”). I also started marketing and promoting events and groups.  From 2010 – early 2013, I worked most successfully on a comedy show downtown called ¡Sacapuntas! doing marketing and promoting.

My heart hurt. I needed to be creative myself. So now I…

I experiment with fiction on twitter. I tell stories with all kinds of media, including photos, videos, slideshows, song. I blog flash fiction on this site.

I’m experimenting with stand up comedy and storytelling. I tweet jokes. I’m taking Improv classes at UCB. I love it.

I write songs. I play ukulele and sing with a jam band. Have a listen! I post our stuff to my SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/kimberly-sparkle-Stewart

To me, my most artistically important project is a full length play I am writing.  It deals with sexual abuse and how healing and justice are not the same thing.

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