Kim Maxwell is a producer, director, actress and teacher. She is co-founder of the Ojai Playwrights Conference where she continues to serve on the board and as director of its youth program. Kim is also co-founder and served eleven years as co-artistic director of Theater 150.

An arts advocate and community activist, Kim was recognized by the City of Ojai with a Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award in 2013. Later that same year, she realized her long-time dream with the grand opening of Kim Maxwell Studio -- a beautifully outfitted home for the stories of the beautifully talented people of Ventura County. On March 4th, 2017, Kim and her storytelling compatriots launched The Townies Podcast to share those stories with the rest of the world.