Kim Shively is the excited to join Elon’s Department of Performing Arts as the new Assistant Professor of Acting for the BFA Acting Program. Kim is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA and has enjoyed a professional career in Theatre, Television, Commercials, Hosting and Voice-over. Professional credits include work with Shakespeare Orange County, Laguna Playhouse, and the Asolo Theatre Festival; roles on Guiding Light, As the World Turns, The Young and the Restless, CSI:Miami; and appearances in a number of national commercials both on camera and as a voice-over artist.

Kim earned a BFA in Theatre Performance at Chapman University and an MFA at the FSU/Asolo Conservatory. After successfully teaching and coaching actors in Los Angeles for the past decade, Kim is passionate about training working actors who live dynamic, creative lives and know how to shape culture through generating their own work and content.