Kim trained as a dancer before studying acting at Victorian College of the Arts, directing for theatre at Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and directing for screen at Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

Her directing experience ranges from mainstream subsidised theatre, musical theatre, cabaret and children’s theatre, to directing for smaller independent companies, both in Australia and internationally. Most recent productions include Dead Skin by Lanneika Denne, The Campaign by Campion Decent and Table by Tanya Ronder. Past productions have played at venues that include Blue Room Theatre: Perth, KXT, Old Fitz Theatre, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Downstairs Belvoir, HotHouse Theatre, Seymour Centre. Kim has also collaborated at various institutions including NIDA, Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Australian Institute of Music, Sydney Theatre School, AFTT and Screenwise.