P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Jason Kim, 2011


Jason Kim is an immigrant from South Korea

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MFA in Playwriting at The New School

JASON KIM is a Korean-born dramatist based in New York City. His work has been presented at The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Ars Nova, Ma-Yi, Keen Company, Naked Angels, The Flea, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington National Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Manhattan School of Music, Spoleto Festival, Opera America, and others.

He is an IFP—Marcie Bloom Fellow in Film, a Screenwriters Colony Fellow, a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow for New Americans, and a Mark Campbell Chair Librettist Fellow in American Opera Project’s Composers & The Voice. He is a member of Ma-Yi Writers Lab, Ars Nova’s Uncharted, and Lincoln Center Theater’s Resident Writer Program.

In television, he has written for HBO’s Girls and Fox’s Gracepoint and has adapted The Middlesteins for Showtime. He is currently a Consulting Producer on Netflix's Love. Jason received his BA from Columbia University and his MFA from the New School for Drama.

  • MFA Playwriting | The New School 2013
  • BA English | Columbia University 2008
Work History
  • Writer
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