Kirsten Harvey is an actor, performance artist and theater maker. Her work is rooted in perversity, melodrama, pop culture, and indulgence, often exploring sexuality and trauma through the genres of horror and fantasy. She is a founding and practicing member of experimental performance collective CHILD with whom she has developed new work at LifeWorld, Mercury Store, and the Baryshnikov Arts Center.
She has performed with or at: Bard Summerscape, Ensemble Studio Theater, Abrons Arts Center, Playwrights Horizons, PlayCo, The Hearth, Waterwell, Exponential Theater Festival, SohoRep, Normal Ave, New York Stage & Film’s Powerhouse Theater, JACK, and The Richard B Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. She has collaborated with artists such as Lee Sunday Evans, Lisa Fagan, Kedian Keohan, Geoff Sobelle, Stephen Karam, Jordan Fein, Arian Moayed, Ashley Tata and Lily Houghton. She is the recipient of the 2017 Don Parker award for Excellence in Theater Performance awarded by Bard College.
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