Kimleigh Smith is a Best-Selling Author, an accomplished actress,and the founder of the “Embrace Your Cape!” philosophy. She is dedicated to helping people discover their personal superhero,own their power, and find emotional freedom. She holds a BS in Psychology from Emporia State University in Kansas and has had a long and successful career as an actor and storyteller. Some of her many television credits include Bones, The Mentalist, Parenthood, Lincoln Heights, and Heroes. Garry Marshall cast her in her first major motion picture, The Princess Diaries. Make sure to watch Kimleigh strut her stuff as Marzipan in the new Jason Bateman film, Bad Words.
Kimleigh wrote and continues to tour her solo show “T-O-T-A-L-L-Y!”, a remarkably honest and open performance about her rape, the obstacles she overcame on her journey to heal, and the lessons she’s learned. “T-O-T-A-L-L-Y!” has garnered her universal praise and multiple awards, including the Washington Post’s “Editor’s Pick” (Capital Fringe), one of Wall Street Journal’s “Top Shows To Watch” (Fringe New York),and the “Best In Theatre Award” and “Top Of Fringe Award” (Hollywood Fringe). Steven Leigh Morris of the LA Weekly says of Kimleigh, “She is without shame and she’s earned that right. There’s not a trace of self-pity; rather, super-hero determination.” The Director of General Education at Shenandoah University, Amy Sarch, writes that Kimleigh, “has become a legend and thanks to this legend, sexual assault awareness and prevention has become a part of Shenandoah University’s public discourse.” For more information on "T-O-T-A-L-L-Y!" and begin your super hero journey visit embraceyourcape.com.
Kimleigh is a highly sought-after performer, keynote speaker and life coach and teaches transformative workshops on topics such as Living Authentically and Powerfully, Healing Through Forgiveness, and Owning Your Story to Own Your Life.