a coproduction between Ars Nova, Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective.
KPOP, Fall 2017
an immersive new musical
Conceived by Woodshed Collective and Jason Kim
Book by Writers Lab Member, Jason Kim
Music and Lyrics by Helen Park and Max Vernon
Immersive Design by Woodshed Collective
Directed by Teddy Bergman / Choreographed by Jennifer Weber
Presented in Association with Ma-Yi Theater Company and Woodshed Collective at Ars Nova and The A.R.T/New York Theatres
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
Jason Kim is a Korean-born dramatist based in New York City. His work has been presented at The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Ars Nova, Ma-Yi, Keen Company, Naked Angels, The Flea, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington National Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Manhattan School of Music, Spoleto Festival, Opera America, and others. He is an IFP—Marcie Bloom Fellow in Film, a Screenwriters Colony Fellow, a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow for New Americans, and a Librettist Fellow in American Opera Project’s Composers & The Voice. He is a member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab and Ars Nova’s Uncharted. He is currently Lincoln Center Theater’s Resident Writer. In television, he has written for HBO’s Girls and Fox’s Gracepoint and has adapted The Middlesteins for Showtime. He is currently the Consulting Producer for Love on Netflix. Upcoming performances include The Model American at The Williamstown Theatre Festival in Summer 2017 and KPOP at Ars Nova Theater in Fall 2017. BA Columbia University, MFA New School for Drama.