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Sun Hee Kil is a New York CIty based sound designer/engineer originally from South Korea.

Just started Assistant Professor of Sound Design position at the Conservatory of Theatre Arts, State University of New York at Purchase.
This new Sound Design BFA program will start in Fall 2024 and she is very excited! 

She was Associate Professor of Sound Design, the Head of Design & Technology in the Department of Theatre Arts and Program Director of Minor in Audio Engineering at the State University of New York at New Paltz 2014-2023.

She served as associate sound designer at the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, Suffs (Broadway), Bernhardt/Hamlet (Broadway), Choir Boy (Broadway, TONY Best Sound Design), Dreamgirls Tour (Shanghai, China & Tokyo, Japan), Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas (New Victory). Assistant Sound Design for The Rose Tattoo (Broadway) and Greater Clements (Lincoln Center Theater).

Her sound design includes

Off-Broadway: The Visitor, Suffs & As You Like It (Public Theater), I Can Get It For You Wholesale & A Man of No Importance (Classic Stage                               Company), New Victory Theater, Goldie, Max & Milk & Flipside: The Patti Page Story (59E59), Mister Miss America (Rattlestick),

                       Kim Loo Gets a Redo (New Ohio Theatre), Removal (Manhattan Repertory Theater), Speakout & Ominous Men (MultiStages)

Regional: Beautiful, Fiddler on the Roof & Sound of Music (Paper Mill Playhouse), Exclusion (Arena Stage), Shout Sister Shout (Fords),

                Heart Sellers (Milwaukee Rep)

Audio Drama: The Color Purple (Our Somewhere)

International: Cafein (Tokyo, Japan), Takeoff 2015 (Taipei National Theatre, Taiwan), Solitary Musicians (Seoul, South Korea).

She also served as sound liaison to mount Broadway’s Kinky Boots and West End’s Bodyguard to Seoul, South Korea.

A1 for Korean premier of Jekyll & Hyde, Grease (National Theatre of Korea), Little Shop of Horrors, The Play, and Japanese Convoy Show.

Her Sound Design for Suffs was nominated to 2022 Henry Hewes Sound Design Awards,
The Brother Size was selected one of six finalists of sound design exhibition at World Stage Design 2022,

3D Mapping Project on Brooklyn Library, Brooklyn Gaze (co-designed with Brad Ward), was selected as USA exhibition for PQ2019,

and the Recipient of Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Outstanding Sound Design National Award for Flipside, 2012.


Recording label for Three Paths (Albany Records)


Graduate: MFA in Sound Design from College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, USA

                 BA in Theatre & Film from Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

                 BA in English Language & Literature from Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Member of USA829, AES, & TSDCA

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