Lewis Center Past Fellows

Kimber Lee

Kimber Lee headshot

Photo courtesy Kimber Lee


Kimber Lee’s plays include to the yellow house, untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play (2019 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference), tokyo fish story (South Coast Rep, TheatreWorks/Silicon Valley, Old Globe), brownsville song (b-side for tray) (Humana Festival, LCT3, Long Wharf Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Seattle Rep, Moxie Theatre, and Shotgun Players), and different words for the same thing directed by Neel Keller (Center Theatre Group). She has developed work with Lark Play Development Center, The Ground Floor/Berkeley Rep, Page 73, Hedgebrook, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Great Plains Theatre Conference, ACT Theatre/Seattle, Premiere Stages, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Magic Theatre/Virgin Series. She has been a Lark Playwrights Workshop Fellow, Dramatists Guild Fellow, member of Ma-Yi Writers Lab, and is recipient of the Ruby Prize, PoNY Fellowship, Hartford Stage New Voices Fellowship, BAU Institute Arts Residency Award, The Kilroys List, and inaugural winner of the Bruntwood Prize International Award in 2019. She received her M.F.A. from University of Texas at Austin. During the fellowship year, Lee will work on a personal new play based on the structures of guided tours of historically or culturally significant locations.