With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry Kimberly Crandall has been bringing stories to life as a successful on-camera film and television actor and acting teacher/coach in Los Angeles. She is a proud member of The Television Academy and SAG-AFTRA. Kimberly has been seen coaching on ACCESS HOLLYWOOD, THE TODAY SHOW, SHOWBIZ MOM'S & DAD'S, and OPRAH. She is also featured in the book "ACTING IS EVERYTHING" by Judy Kerr.
Kimberly has a real gift with child, teen, and adult actors. She has an ability to pull the best acting out of them while making it a fun and encouraging experience; teaching indispensable skills to create growth and mastery of their craft. She has helped hundreds - literally, hundreds - of actors further their careers. Her students have gone on to star as series-regulars, guest-stars and co-stars on numerous TV shows on networks such as Disney, Nickelodeon, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Netflix, Hulu, AMC, and COMEDY CENTRAL. In addition many of her students regularly appear in commercials, independent and major feature film blockbusters (Marvel films etc…) and everything in between.
As an accomplished actor in her own right, she had a recurring role in all six seasons of the hit ABC show FRESH OFF THE BOAT. She also had roles on the shows SCANDAL, RUSH HOUR, THE INSPECTORS, SOUTH OF HELL, CRIMINAL MINDS, MATADOR, GOSSIP GIRL, 90210, ER, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and PASSIONS, as well as several commercials. Her film work includes JAMES FRANCO'S "In Dubious Battle", "The Bachelors" with Oscar winner JK SIMMONS, "An Actor Prepares" with Oscar winner JEREMY IRONS and "Thomas", an independent film that screened at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. She is also a writer-director- producer who has had several of her films receive recognition at film festivals.
Kimberly works with actors all over the U.S. and internationally with actors in the U.K., Europe, Australia, South America, and Canada. She has been a guest teacher of the Los Angeles acting program for COLUMBIA COLLEGE OF CHICAGO for several years. Her background in teaching and coaching actors of all ages since the year 2000, along with her own first hand Hollywood experiences, help her in guiding actors to strive to reach their fullest potential by instilling the necessary tools AND confidence for them to persevere and always do their best.