“Following my bliss……….enjoying the journey”  

 

Kim Brockington is a versatile American actress of television, film and stage. She has most recently become an author of Bluegoddess Love Poems: A Journey to Self Awakening 

available  now at Amazon.com in paperback and kindle version.

 

Up Next Kim can be seen in Godfather of Harlem as Lillian Gaines on Epix starring Academy Award winner Forrest Whitaker also as NCB Anchor in Joker starring Golden Globe winner Joaquin Phoenix . You can also check her out  Guest Starring on Bull as Sheila Hartley and Tell Me a Story as Leah on CBS All Access . Kim is also in "Asunder on Amazon! as Adele Chandler.

 

On Stage Kim Brockington, was most recently seen as  Mona in EST Marathon in I'm Sorry by Amy Fox directed by  Morgan Gould also as Sheila Whirley the hard hitting DA in the controversial Play Ferguson at Urban Stages in NYC in she and the play which received rave reviews. 

 

Also  Zora at Harlem Stage in NYC  and Elgin. Illinois the One Woman Show of the legendary Zora Neale Hurston "Queen of the Harlem Renaissance " which she has received rave reviews for and  performed all over the country. 

She was also in Kansas City Swing at Crossroads Theater recently as Viola Hopkins (the NYDaily News review says ..."Brockington meanwhile steals the show")  directed by the legendary  Award Winning Ricardo Khan this stellar cast recieved rave reviews across the board.

 

Her most recent film work was as the tough Judge Evelyn Rene  in Bette Gordons  The Drowning  starring Josh Charles and Julia Styles.  Look for her on TV in The Path on Hulu

and I Love You but I Lied on Lifetime as Nurse B.

 

She has also appeared in an HBO pilot as Belinda in Spike Lee’s Da Brick   written by Academy Award winner John Ridley ( Amerian Crime)

 

She is well known and well loved for her portrayal of Zora in Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun a documentary for PBS American Masters directed by Sam Pollard.

 

Soap Fans of Guiding Light have enjoyed her for several years as Dr. Felicia Boudreau the feisty, sexy, loving mom/psychotherapist with a heart of gold. She also recurred on One Life to Live as Mrs. Woodrow the no nonsense social worker and on All My Children as the Jamaican hotel owner Lila Rousseau.

 

Continuing in the vain of her vast versatility Other TV credits include guest starring roles as Doris on Law and Order Criminal Intent, The West Wing as Agent Pam Thayer, Josette Dobbs on Law and Order, Laurie on Whoopi , Retta Hawkins in Hate a pilot for  SHO directed by Paris Barkley with Marsha Gay Harden (Code Black)  and Connie Wilson in Third Watch.
 

Her Film credits include Della in Love Songs for SHO directed by Andre’ Braugher with Lou Gossett Jr., Tasha in Rock the Paint for the Tribecca Film Festival, and the hit comedy with Jack Black , School of  Rock ( director Richard Linklater as Leonard’s Mom, Sarah in Dirty Laundry, and Martha in The Red  Right Hand a.k.a. (Jon Good’s Wife).
 

 Off Broadway she appeared in the world premiere of Luz as  Zia, a Sudanese woman seeking asylum, Yvonne a distraught Haitian mother, and Daniela a famous opera singer… all in one play at  the world famous La Mama Theater.

 

She has starred as Zora in Zora Neale Hurston, a one woman tour de force written by Laurence Holder and directed by Wynn Handman, this show has toured extensively in such places as the Kennedy Center, Library of Congress,  Vassar, American Place Theater, National Black Theater Festival , Bahamas Shakespeare in Paradise, Atlanta’s  Balzer Theater, Santa Cruz University and The Castillo Theater in NYC, Off Broadway. And Walters Art Gallery for Mayor Catherine Pugh. And for thousands of students all over.

 

Other Off  Broadway credits includes, Archbishop Supreme Tartuffe as Elmire in which she Won an  Audelco Award for Outstanding Performance/Female  in a Musical, Angela’s Mixtape  as Mommy a.k.a.(Fania Davis) nominated for an Audelco Award for Best Ensemble  at  The Ohio Theater, Wanda Dean in “Holiday Heart” at  Manhattan Theater Club ,Killa Dilla at The Working Theater, In White America at The Lambs  Theater, and Coming Apart Together (nominated for Best Actress for an Audelco.  
 

Regionally she received rave reviews for shows in roles such  a Ria in Hurricane by Nilo Cruz  for  RIAF at The Asolo Theater, also Darlene in  In Walks Ed,  Woman #2 in From the Mississippi Delta directed by Oz Scott and Sura Rise in Dark Paradise  by Keith Glover all performed at Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park.

Lucy  in Suzan Lori Parks The America Play at A.R.T., Glory in Thunder Knocking on the Door at Yale Rep, Labrea Mosley in Venice at Crossroads Theater ,Hannah in Letters From a New England Negro (a one woman show) at NBTF, Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at The McCarter Theater, Fannie Mae Dove in Flyin’ West by Pearl Cleage  at Alabama Shakespeare Fest.

Also as Mrs. Muller in The National Tour of Doubt starring Tony Award Winner Cherry Jones directed by Doug Hughes.
 

Kim has done numerous commercials on camera such as Ikea,Frontline, Stouffers, Canon She is an accomplished voice over artist and audio book narrator on countless projects.

 

A proud graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
And has also studied with such greats as Susan Batson and Lloyd Richards

 

Kim has enjoyed several seasons of working on new plays at the Eugene O’Neill, NY Film and Stage, Vassar, Dartmouth for NYTWS, The Lark and New Dramatists (Playtime) And 48 Hours in Harlem!  

 

She also has directed in NYC, Amsterdam, and Maryland 
 
She enjoys meditation, yoga, and long walks, writing poetry and fiction, cooking and spending time with her beloved family in NYC. She was born in Baltimore Md. on Valentines day ……it is a day that complements her loving kind heart. 


 
 
 


 

Photo by Sue  Coflin

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