Kim Donohoe is a Scottish theatre maker, performer and facilitator. Her work is based in devised contemporary theatre and performance experiences and workshops, most often for children. Kim works in contemporary performance, early years theatre, children’s theatre and youth theatre settings across Scotland. She studied Contemporary Performance Practice at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and since graduating in 2013 has worked with Fish & Game, Platform, The Lyceum Youth Theatre, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Youth Theatre Arts Scotland, Birdsnest Theatre, Junction 25, Urban Roots, Buzzcut Festival, Juice Festival, Imaginate, Tron Theatre, Starcatchers, Strange Town, Platform and Xana Marwick.
Kim is a co-director of KOR! Records, a music label that runs experimental music projects for young people with additional support needs and releases their output. She is also a member of Sprog Rock, a band that performs live interactive gigs for 0-5 year olds.
In 2015 Kim toured the UK as a performer in My Friend Mole, a show for 3-6 year olds by Xana Marwick and Birdsnest Theatre, and also created All Night Tonight, an interactive late night TV station for children who can’t (or won’t) sleep, presented in SEN and mainstream schools in Gateshead and at BALTIC as part of Juice Festival. In 2016 she was Artist Host for Blue Block Studio, an innovative creative play space for babies under 24 months and their grown up’s, created by Katy Wilson and Starcatchers. Most recently she has been directing Crossing, a new devised show with Strange Town’s 14-18 year olds, which will be shown at The Traverse in June 2017. Kim is also currently developing Irene and Alex in collaboration with Peter Lannon, most recently though a Tron Lab in January 2017, and in May 2017 will undertake a residency at Arts Depot with Ellie Dubois to develop Little Top, a circus show for 0-2 year olds.