Kimberly Newton is the Director of College Prep Programs at the American Shakespeare Center. Kim joined the ASC Education Department after working in finance and development. She also served as the stage manager for the American Shakespeare Center's 2012 Actors' Renaissance Season. She holds a Master of Letters degree from Mary Baldwin College, where she received the Ariel Award for Outstanding Dedication and Leadership to the graduate program. Kim earned her Bachelors Degree in Theatre, magna cum laude, from Hunter College of the City University of New York. She previously worked with the off-Broadway company Performance Space 122 and the National Corporate Theatre Fund in New York City.