GRACE KILEY

an accomplished actor and playwright continues to perform her most recent solo show, Grace Kelly Longing for Grace, for which she has won three awards at United Solo Festival in NYC for Best One Woman Show, Best Director (Austin Pendleton) and Best Makeup (Elle Murphy) for 2012 and Best Encore, 2013. She was praised in Edinburgh where she performed at Hill Street Theatre for the 2013 Festival Fringe, and at 59E59 Theaters, East to Edinburgh, 2013. Other credits include an award winning performance in IMTF’s NeverCracked, the debut of her original solo piece, I Bred The Best, at the Estrogenius Festival and Theater West, as well as leading roles in Summerfolk (dir. Austin Pendleton),  A Death of a Salesman, Shirley Valentine, Six Degrees of Separation, The Novelist, A Life in the Theater, Old Times, Hot Flashes, and Perfect Analysis Given By a Parrot, along with numerous TV and film credits, most recently,The Comedy starring Tim Heidecker. Ms. Kiley teaches Directing at NYU’s Tisch Kanbar Center for Film & TV, as well as acting courses at the Stella Adler Studio,Trinity/LaMama Urban Arts Program, and at her own studio - Grace Kiley ACTING - in New York City.