Libby King

Performer

Libby is an actor living in Brooklyn. With The TEAM, Libby has created and performed the role of Ann and Elvis in RoosevElvis, Catalina in Mission Drift, Carrie Campbell in Architecting, and Sarah Springer in Particularly in the Heartland (named Best Actress at the Dublin Fringe Festival for her performance as Sarah). Libby is currently creating roles in Primer for a Failed Superpower and Drive/Discipline (a collaboration with Taylor Mac). She is super excited for the upcoming tour of RoosevElvis. The show will perform in London at The Royal Court, The Walker in Minneapolis, and A.R.T. in Boston.  Libby has performed all over the country, New York, and abroad (BAM, the Public, The Vineyard, PS122, CSC, Judson Church, St. Marks Church, The Barbican, The Almeida, the National, The Royal Lyceum, Lisbon, Coimbra, Salzburg, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Baton Rouge, Philly, Nashville). She has helped to develop projects with the National Theatre of Scotland, The Foundry, Clubbed Thumb, New George’s, Tectonic, Yale Rep, Soho Rep. Some favorites: The Laramie Project Cycle (directed by Moisés Kaufman and Leigh Fondakowski), 27 by Abi Morgan (dir. Vicky Featherstone), Death of a Salesman in collaboration with Siti Company directed by  Leon Ingulsrud, and Astrov in Rachel Chavkin’s Uncle Vanya.

She also starred in B.U.S.T written by Frank Boyd and directed by David Call (Winner Special Jury Prize, Dallas Film Festival). She has taught at NYU, the New School, PACE, Sarah Lawrence, LSU, and Vanderbilt University. She played division 1 soccer  at Clemson University where she got a degree in history. Libby received her MFA from Louisiana State University. She comes from Nebraska.

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