Kimberly Guerrero

Kimberly is an indigenous actor, writer and educator dedicated to storytelling that activates the human spirit.

Kimberly Guerrero is an Oklahoma-born, LA-based actor, writer, and director. Her recent stage credits include Manahatta (The Public Theater, Off-Broadway) August: Osage County (Steppenwolf, Chicago/Broadway/London/Sydney and The Old Globe, San Diego with director Sam Gold), The Frybread Queen (Native Voices, LA), and Steel Magnolias (TPAC, Nashville). Her notable Film/TV acting credits include The Cherokee Word for Water, Hidalgo, Taking Chances, Longmire, Grey’s Anatomy, and a memorable turn as Jerry’s Native American girlfriend in Seinfeld. As a writer, Kimberly attended the Sundance Native Screenwriter’s Lab, and was a finalist for the Rockefeller New Media Fellowship, ABC/Disney Writing Fellowship, and the Humanitas Award in Screenwriting. She has directed award-winning short films, music videos, and plays including Star Stage Left (LATC, LA) and Creation Station (Showcase Theater, San Diego). Kimberly is a co-founder of the StyleHorse Collective, a highly acclaimed group of indigenous content-makers, and received her BA from UCLA and an MFA from UC Riverside where she currently serves as an Assistant Professor in Theatre, Film and Digital Production.

The Indian(s) in the Attic—Divining a Message from August
Essay

The Indian(s) in the Attic—Divining a Message from August

Osage County

23 February 2015

Native voices week continues! August: Osage County’s Kimberly Guerrero explores her work on the show, and what lesson the American theatre can learn from it.