BIOGRAPHY

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

Currently associate professor of Sound Design 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, on Broadway: Bernhardt/Hamlet, Choir Boy (TONY Awards Best Sound Design) and Dreamgirls (Shanghai Culture Square, China & Tokyu Orb, Tokyo, Japan).

Assistant Sound Design for Take Me Out & The Rose Tattoo on Broadway and Greater Clements at Lincoln Center Theater.

Her sound design includes

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

Off-Broadway: Flipside: The Patti Page Story (59E59), Removal (Manhattan Repertory Theater), Ominous Men (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 3D Mapping Project on Brooklyn Library, Brooklyn Gaze (co-designed with Brad Ward), was selected as USA exhibition for Prague Quadrennial 2019 and the Recipient of Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Outstanding Sound Design National Award for Flipside: The Patti Page Story, 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)

 
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