Kim Senklip Harvey

Last updated: April 27, 2022

Kim Senklip Harvey is a proud Syilx and Tsilhqot’in award-winning director, writer and actor who is known for her ability to craft stories that inspire, nourish and delight.

Kim was the first Indigenous woman to win the Governor General’s Award for Drama in 2020 with her play Kamloopa. She is the host and lead creative producer of the podcast The Indigenous Cultural Evolutionist which is streamed in over 20 countries.

Kim is currently developing three TV series, writing her first book of prose and is in pre-production for her next play Break Horizons: A Rocking Indigenous Justice Story. Kim has her Masters in Creative Writing and is currently getting her PhD in Law. Harvey believes that storytelling is the most compelling medium to move us to a place where everyone is provided the opportunity to live peacefully.

Projects & initiatives

resource Stages essay

Stages of Transformation

This expansive new digital resource brings together artists and creative communities from across so-called Canada to explore the imperatives of abolition movements and their applications to our work in the theatre sector. 

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