Kim Frame, a TWG Technical Director and Production Manager, brings with her a wealth of expertise developed over 25 years as a Lighting & Stage Designer and Event Technical Producer. Her portfolio ranges from arena concerts to presidential inaugural balls, major sporting events and music festivals. Kim excels in the production of large-scale, multi-faceted events and has worked as an in-house production manager and house promoter for large venues throughout the Washington DC Metropolitan area.
As a production manager, Kim has worked with all levels of talent from club shows to stadium concerts. She has served clients as diverse as the Dalai Lama, Pope Benedict XVI, and the Rolling Stones in venues throughout the country. She has extensive knowledge of local venues including the Verizon Center, Nationals Stadium, RFK Stadium, and The White House, and 15 years ago began incorporating her in-depth knowledge of the music industry into the not-for-profit world.
Before joining the TWG team, Kim spent 13 years producing the WHFestival, America’s largest alternative rock festival; The World Figure Skating Championships; the Redskins 70th Anniversary; eight years of The White House Easter Egg Roll; and numerous Folk Festivals. Her most challenging event was managing production for Pope Benedict’s 2008 appearance at the brand new Nationals Stadium, with over 46,000 in attendance.
As technical production manager and site coordinator, Kim was instrumental to the success of the dedication of The Air Force Memorial, attended by 43,000 participants; the 2013 Gettysburg Congressional Medal of Honor festivities; and the 2009 & 2012 stagings of the Black Tie and Boots Texas State Presidential Inaugural Ball. The largest of the inaugural celebrations, it featured eight stages and 35 acts for an audience of 11,000.
Kim’s trademark is ensuring the seamless flow of all aspects of the events she manages. She works to design and coordinate technical needs including lighting, AV equipment, and staging as well as site infrastructure. She plans and executes highly-detailed event production schedules while serving as the point of contact for production elements including technical vendors, venues and local jurisdictions, security teams, police departments, and public safety offices.
For 15 years Kim ran her own business, K.A.F. Production, which handled all aspects of production in providing professional stagehands and theatrical technicians to local and visiting clients in the Washington DC metropolitan area.
Kim earned her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from George Mason University, specializing in Theatrical Design. She lives in Virginia with her two Italian greyhounds. In her spare time Kim enjoys rehabilitating historic buildings and homes in the Washington DC area and is passionate about landscaping. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.