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Name: Kim Gainer

Bio: Kim is an actress, writer and international burlesque artist who performs under the name Ms. Minty Newport. She's a former producing member of The Shalimar. With Shalimar: Phaedra in La Femme est Morte (PS 122, the Coil Festival, and Edinburgh Fringe Festival -Stage Award, UK) Recent New York: Minor Theater's The Terrifying,  Red Emma and the Mad Monk, Ars Nova, Mariah MacCarthy's Magic Trick (Theater Row) Lost Tribewith Target Margin, Fabulation with Brave New World Rep, Field Trip: A Climate Cabaret with Superhero Clubhouse, The All-American Genderf*ck Cabaret and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon at PS 122. Regional: Miss Julie with Siti Company, From the Mississippi Delta (Stamford Theatre Works) and Play by Plays (Stageworks on the Hudson) She's the recipient of an artist's grant from the Bob Rauschenberg Foundation. She was a Judson 2015 featured writer in its Magic Time playwright development series. Here, she first developed her one woman show The Reveal, which had it's first full production at The Brick's inaugural F*ckfest.  She is a proud member of Actors Equity.