about

Member of Ma-Yi Writers Lab Since 2012

Jiehae Park is a writer and actor in NY. Her work has been produced or developed through the Cherry Lane Mentor Project, Playwrights Horizons, Soho Rep’s W/D Lab, Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor, the Public’s 2015 Emerging Writers Group, New York Theater Workshop, Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, 52nd Street Project, 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, & the amazing Ma-Yi Writers Lab. Her plays have won the Leah Ryan Prize & Princess Grace Award, and have been included in two years of the Kilroys List.  Commissions: Playwrights Horizons, Actors Theater of Louisville/Humana. Residencies: MacDowell, Yaddo, Hedgebrook, & McCarter/Sallie B. Goodman.  As a performer: La Jolla Playhouse, NYTW, Studio Theatre, Tiny Little Band (Prelude and Cloud City), REDCAT. BA (theater), Amherst College; MFA(acting), UCSD.   Upcoming: world premiere of her play PEERLESS (Yale Rep), and performances in SLEEP (Ripe Time/The Play Co.)

CONTACT

Email: jiehaep[at]gmail.com

Website: www.jiehaepark.com

Michael Finkle, WME

mfinkle@wmeentertainment.com

212.903.1144

PLAYS

HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO

Full-length
3W, 3M

Inside the FedEx box are two things: a 100% bona-fide-heart’s-desire-level wish and a suicide note. Hannah tracks the package back to Korea, where her grandmother recently jumped from the roof of the Sunrise Dewdrop Apartment City for Senior Living onto the wrong side of the Demilitarized Zone. Oops.

2013 Princess Grace Award (reading dir. Mia Rovegno)
2013 Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Women Writers (reading dir. Jose Zayas)
2014 The Kilroys List of top 46 plays recommended for production
Selection, 2015 LOCAL Lab (dir. Pesha Rudnick)
Selection, 2013 Ojai Playwrights Conference (dir. May Adrales)
Selection, 2013 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (dir. M. Graham Smith)
Abingdon Theatre (NY), 2012, dir. Nelson Eusebio (reading)
Torrance Cultural Arts Center (CA), June 2013, dir. Jennifer Chang (reading)
East West Players (LA), October 2013, dir. Jennifer Chang (reading)
Finalist, 2013 O’Neill National Playwrights Conference
Semifinalist, 2013 Premiere Stages Festival
Finalist, 2012 Christopher Wolk Award

PEERLESS (a.k.a. HSMB a.k.a. UNTITLED HIGH SCHOOL MACBETH)

Full-length
3W, 2 M

Playwrights Horizons, Jan 2015 (workshop, dir. Lila Neugebauer)
Cherry Lane, Feb-Mar 2015 (workshop production, dir. Margot Bordelon)
Soho Rep Writer Director Lab, May 2014 (reading, dir. Lillian Meredith)

HERE WE ARE HERE

Full-length, in collaboration with designer Tristan Jeffers, in progress

A new work about place through 3 lenses: cartography, the internet, and the loneliness of clock-time.

Ground Floor @ Berkeley Rep, June 2014 (2-week residency and reading)
New York Theatre Workshop, April 2015 (reading, upcoming)

UNTITLED CHARTER SCHOOL PROJECT

Public Theater, 2015 Spotlight Series (reading, upcoming)

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