Visiting Lecturer

HANSOL JUNG is a playwright from South Korea. Productions include Wolf Play (Soho Rep), A New Translation of Romeo and Juliet (Two River Theater and NAATCO), Wild Goose Dreams (The Public Theater and La Jolla Playhouse), Cardboard Piano (Humana Festival at Actors Theater of Louisville), Among the Dead (Ma-Yi Theatre), and No More Sad Things (Sideshow and Boise Contemporary). Commissions from The Kennedy Center, The Public Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre, National Theatre in UK, Playwrights Horizons, Artists Repertory Theater, Ma-Yi Theatre and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Her work has been developed at Royal Court, New York Theatre Workshop, Hedgebrook, Berkeley Rep, Sundance Theatre Lab, O’Neill Theater Center, and the Lark. Hansol is the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Play, Steinberg Award, Whiting Award, Helen Merrill Award, Hodder Fellowship, Page 73 Fellowship, Lark’s Rita Goldberg Fellowship, NYTW’s 2050 Fellowship, MacDowell Artist Residency, and International Playwrights Residency at Royal Court.

Hansol has written for Apple+ Series Pachinko and Netflix Series Tales of the City and is developing multiple projects for the screen with Amazon Studios, Apple+ TV, Ink Factory, and Fifth Season Production Company. She is a proud member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, NYTW’s Usual Suspects, and The New Class of Kilroys. MFA: Yale. Upcoming: Merry Me (New York Theater Workshop)


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