Kim Whitener (left) with HERE Arts Center Artistic Director Kristin Marting. Image courtesy of WNYC.
Kim Whitener is the Producing Director at HERE in New York, where she works in partnership with Artistic Director Kristin Marting to curate and produce HERE's performance programs and activities. Whitener has also been an independent producer and consultant with her own company, KiWi Productions, working with a range of United States artists and ensembles in the contemporary theater, dance-theater, music-theater, and multimedia worlds, and has been involved in developing several other projects in both theater and film/media. Clients have included the Builders Association, Big Dance Theater, Martha Clarke, 33 Fainting Spells, and Suzzy and Maggie Roche, among others. Previously, Whitener was Managing Director of ensemble theater company The Wooster Group. Whitener visited the Center in July 2013 to talk to local performing arts professionals about creating effective recordings and documentation of their live works. She also served as the Center's panel chair in theater in 2013 and as a Performance LOI panelist in 2014 and 2015.