Blue Smoke

Who is Kai Kim?


I am a queer, Asian, gender non-conforming person named one of 25 immersive creators to watch in NYC by No Proscenium. Director of Interactive & Experience Design for Journey Lab; Interactive Performance Specialist for Zamchick & Company; Associate Producer for Interactive PlayLab; Featured Artist for Fatchix, Inc.


I have created numerous interactive and immersive experiences and direct for both stage and film. Work includes collaborations with various companies: Journey Lab (saudade; Impression), Interactive PlayLab (Director: Jeff Wirth), Wildrence (Impression), Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (#selfietheplay). I was the interactive performance consultant for The Bad Years, by Kerrigan/Lowdermilk, directed by Stephen Brackett. I have led numerous workshops in interactive performance technique and also helped craft interactive curriculum at The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park for their education and community engagement department. Guest artist for Trinity/La Mama, NYU/Open Class, and current faculty at Broadway Dance Center - Children & Teens.



The What


I strive to craft powerful interactive experiences that prioritize the agency of the participant. I am most interested in telling stories that explore radical honesty, perspective, connection and how these stories can foster more equitable and inclusive action.

Here are some services I can provide:

  • content creation & ideation

  • writing

  • directing

  • artistic consultation & collaboration

  • development

  • producing

  • workshops & education

  • dialogue facilitator & moderator



Interactive performance & Immersive storytelling


“Kim is a gifted writer, director, and performer of interactive and immersive performance. Their vision, dedication, and passion give rise to outstanding experiences.” 


—  Jeff Wirth, Director of Interactive PlayLab & Interactive Deep Dive

“Fearless, bold, experimental, and focused.” 

—  Victor Carinha, Founder & Artistic Director of Journey Lab

photo by fatchix films

Zamchick & Company
Journey Lab
Interactive PlayLab
No Proscenium
The Tank
Dixon Place
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
FatChix Films
North of History
The Secret Theatre
Riverside Park Gala
The Frying Pan
Medicine Show Theatre