Kimberly-Rose Ka'iulani Wolter has worked as a writer, producer, director and actor. As a writer Wolter's first feature film, TRE, which she also starred, opened in theaters February 2008. Previously winning Special Jury Prize at San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival and was nominated for The Maverick Award and Best Actress at The Method Festival. Wolter's sophomore script Knots, starring Illeana Douglas, is in post-production. Wolter has recently completed Shoot My Life, a satirical short about reality TV, which she directed, wrote, produced and starred. It has been to The San Diego Asian Film Festival as well as The Palm Springs Short Film Market. Wolter is working on her third feature, Women of Winter Moon and the documentary Growing Up Hawaiian.
As an actress Wolter played the Eurasian heroine, Sadako Kitabayashi in the world premiere of Velina Hasu Houston's (Tony winner of TEA) Cultivated Lives (later renamed Ikebana). As a member of La Halau Hanakeaka, a theater company committed to producing new Hawaiian language plays, she performed in Kaluaiko'olau, the first stage production to be performed in Hawaiian since the overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy in 1893. Wolter is in Howard Fine's Master Class.
Other film credits include Eric Byler's short Ku'ualoha as well as his first feature film Charlotte Sometimes, which received, among other accolades, two Independent Spirit Award nominations. Additional theater credits West Coast Premiere of Patrick Shanley's Beggars in the House of Plenty, David Mamet's Oleanna, Night Sky performed at the Odyssey Theatre, Pugilist Specialist, and The Credeaux Canvas. Wolter graduated Magna Cum Laude from The School of Theater at the University of Southern California.
Name: Kimberly-Rose Wolter
Known for: Tre