Awards

 

2013
Top Jury Honor at DIMF (Daegu International Musical Festival in Korea)
2011
Nominated for Best Song category in MAC award, New York, New York
BWW Boston Award for the best musical in mid-size theater
2010
One of the Winners of DIMF (Daegu International Musical festival) in Korea
2009
One of the Winners of Chang-jak Factory competition in Korea
One of the Winners of CJ Young Festival competition in Korea
Nominated for Best Small Musical category in Korean Musical Awards for “Café-in,” in Korea
2005
Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Award
Daryl Roth Award
Daniel Marshall Multicultural Award for Non-Traditional Musical Theatre

 
 

Members

 

2010
ASCAP Member
2005
BMI Member

 
 

Residencies

 
2016
Oregon Performance Lab Orchestration Workshop, Eugene, OR
2014
Two River Theater Writers Retreat, NJ
2009
Johnny Mercer Songwriting Projects Chicago, IL
2007
Nautilus Composer/Librettist Studio at New Dramatists, NY
2003
Goodspeed Opera House Writers Residency

 
 

education

 
• MFA Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program, at Tisch School of the Arts of New York University
• BA Department of Music Composition, at Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea
• Music Composition major, at Sun-Hwa Arts High School, Seoul, Korea

 
 


Projects


 

Days of Rage

Book & Music

Lyrics & Additional Material - Shoshana Greenberg

 
2017
• Invited NYTB(New York Theater Barn)’s The Choreography Lab, the Cell, NYC, New York,
with 4 Choreographers - Christian Bufford, John Dipple, Glenn Giron, and Katharine Pettit
2016
• Reading at NYTB(New York Theater Barn)’s New Work series, the Cell, NYC, New York, Dir. by Joe Barros
• Selected NYTB(New York Theater Barn)’s New Work series, the Cell, NYC, New York, Dir. by Joe Barros
2014
• Reading at NYU Black Box Theatre, NYC, New York, Dir. by Darren Katz
• Two River Theater Writers Retreat, NJ
• Invited 4@15 workshop as part of the University of California, Irvine’s NY Satellite Program,
Playroom Theater, New York, NY, Dir. by Brian Blythe

 

luna Park

Music & Additional Book

Lyrics & Additional Book - Michael Cooper
Book by Daniel Levin

 
2016
• NAMT(National Alliance for Musical Theatre), Songwriter Cabaret
• Staged Reading as part of Aria Entertainment Ltd’s <From Page To Stage> Festival,
Tristan Bates Theatre, London, England, Dir. by Benji Sperring
• Oregon Performance Lab’s concert, Eugene
2014
• 15min Presentation at Musical Theater Factory, NY
2008
• World Premiere Production, Dowd Theater at SUNY Cortland, NY, Dir. by Kevin Halpin
• 2-Week Workshop at SUNY Cortland, NY, Dir. by Kevin Halpin
• Commissioned by SUNY Cortland

 

Vampire in a box

Co-Lyrics & Music

Book & Lyrics - Najeong Kim

2015
• World Premiere Production, SH Art Hall, Seoul, Korea
• Reading at SH Art Hall, Seoul, Korea
• Commissioned by Nevertheless

 

CafÉ-In

Music

Book & Lyrics - Jaejoon Sung
 
2017
• Toured at Sankei Hall, Osaka, Japan
2016
• Toured at ZeppBlue Theater Tokyo, Japan
2014
• Toured at Amuse Theater, Tokyo, Japan
2014 ~ 2008
• Happen every year in Seoul, Korea
2010
• Toured at Globe Theater, Tokyo, Japan
2008
• Commissioned by Tri-pro

 

Sunfish

Co-Book & Music

Co-Book & Lyrics - Michael Cooper
 
2013
• Song-book series, Bruno Walter Theater, Lincoln Center, NY, NY
• Korean Premiere full production at Dong-A media University, Korea
• Invited as an Opening show for the DIMF(Daegu International Musical Festival) in Korea
2011
• Regional theatre premiered at Stoneham Theater, Boston, MA
2010
• Disney/ASCAP Workshop, NYC, moderated by Stephen Schwartz
• 2-Week Workshop, Binghamton, NY, Prospect Theater Company
2007
• SUNY Cortland 2-Week Staged Workshop, Cortland, NY, Dir. by Darren Katz
2006
• NAMT’S 18th Annual Festival of New Musicals, Dir. by Stafford Arima
• Finalists of Kendeda Playwright Competition, Staged Reading at Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA, Dir. by Kent Gash
2005
• TRU New Voices Musical Reading Series, Blue Heron Theatre, New York, NY,  Dir. by Ben Rimalower
• Write Act Festival,  NYU Graduate Acting Program workshop, Dir. by Lonny Price
• Fresh Look Series, NYU Black Box Theatre, Dir. by Nick Corley
• World Premiere full production at Yale University, Off Broadway Theatre
2004
• Reading at NYU Black Box Theatre, Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program

 

falling

Music

Book & Lyrics Dina Gregory
 
2010
• Selected one of 6 musicals in DIMF, Korea
2009
• One of the Winners of Chang-jak Factory competition in Korea
2008
• Commissioned by Musical-Heaven, Reading at NYU Black Box Theatre, NYC, New York, Dir. by Darren Katz

 

Music box

Music

Book & Lyrics - Jaejoon Sung
 
2009
• One of the Winners of CJ Young Festival competition in Korea

 

 

In development

 

 

READY TO FLY

Music

Book & Lyrics - Jaejoon Sung

Will be premiered at Gyeonggi Arts Center, Korea, 2017

 
 
 

UNFORGETTABLE SPRING

Co-Lyrics & Music

Book & Co-Lyrics - Najeong Kim

 
 
 

A STORY NO ONE KNOWS

Book, Lyrics & Music