Lewis Center Fellows

Hansol Jung

Hansol Jung headshot

Photo by Beowulf Sheehan

About

Hansol Jung is a playwright and director from South Korea. Her plays include Wild Goose Dreams, produced at The Public Theater and La Jolla Playhouse; Cardboard Piano, produced at Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville; Among the Dead at Ma-Yi Theatre; and No More Sad Things, which had its co-world premiere at Sideshow Theatre, Chicago, and Boise Contemporary Theatre. She has received commissions from the National Theater in London, La Jolla Playhouse, Playwrights Horizons, Seattle Repertory, Ma-Yi Theatre Company, Artists Repertory, and the Play On! project at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Fellowships and residencies include the Royal Court in London, the New York Theatre Workshop, Berkeley Repertory, MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook, Sundance Theatre Lab, O’Neill Theater Center, Victory Gardens, and Page 73 Productions. She is the recipient of a Whiting Award and a Helen Merrill Award. Jung holds a M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama and is a member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab and a Usual Suspect at the New York Theatre Workshop. During her fellowship year, she will be working on Window House, a live audio feed play exploring the cost of privacy in a classist and capitalist society where personal information is a form of capital.