KYOUNG H. PARK was born in Santiago, Chile and is the first Korean playwright from Latin America to be produced and published in the United States. Kyoung is author of DISORIENTED, TALA, PILLOWTALK and many short plays including MINA, which is published in “Seven Contemporary Plays from the Korean Diaspora in the Americas” by Duke University Press. Kyoung writes and directs his own work as Artistic Director of Kyoung’s Pacific Beat, a peacemaking theater company, and has been a resident artist at the The Tank, New Ohio Theater, Baryshnikov Arts Center, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, BRIC Arts Media, Performance Project @ University Settlement, HERE and La MaMa. He is co-founder of The Sol Project, a member of Ma-Yi Writer’s Lab, NYTW Usual Suspect, and serves on the Board of the Indie Theater Fund. He’s currently a 2018-2020 APAP Leadership Fellow and 2018-2019 ILI Fellow and has been a grant panelist for the NEA, TCG, NALAC and ART/NY. MFA: Playwriting (Columbia University).