Kim Pearce studied at Warwick University and trained on the Theatre Directing MFA at Birkbeck College, University of London. She was recipient of a 2011/12 Regional Young Directors Scheme bursary and runner-up for the 2013 JMK Young Director award. Work as director includes Love Steals Us From Loneliness at Camden People’s Theatre and Chapter Arts Centre; Unearthed on UK tour; Solomon Child at the Royal Exchange Studio; and Cheaper Than Roses and The Skriker at Warwick Arts Centre Studio. She was resident director on The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time UK and Ireland tour 2014/15; and staff director on The Suicide at the National Theatre. She was assistant director on Moon Tiger at Theatre Royal Bath and UK tour; Ghosts for ETT; Sweeney Todd and The Way of the World at Chichester; A View from the Bridge, Zack and The Lady from the Sea at the Royal Exchange; and Mogadishu at the Royal Exchange and Lyric Hammersmith. She was associate director of the pop-up Theatre On The Fly venue created with Assemble at Chichester Festival Theatre. She is Associate Director for Papergang Theatre, and is working as a dramaturg for Yellow Earth Theatre and Gaggle Productions.