BIOGRAPHY

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

Currently associate professor of Sound Design and the Head of Design & Technology in the Department of Theatre Arts, State University of New York at New Paltz.

She served as associate sound designer at the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, 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

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

Off-Broadway: The Visitor & Suffs  (Public Theater, New York), Flipside: The Patti Page Story (59E59), Kim Loo Gets a Redo (New Ohio Theatre), Removal (Manhattan Repertory Theater), Ominous Men (MultiStages)

Audio Drama: The Color Purple (Our Somewhere), Speakout (Multistages))

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 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 & USITT(Vice Commissioner of Sound Design, 2018~2020)