Nick Brooke's "Decameron": “Created out of hundreds of earworms, five singers roam through a forest of speaker chandeliers in a warehouse event somewhere between an arena-style decathlon and channel surfing, in work that is “operatic in scope, unfolding in layers that constantly reveal new meanings” (Culturebot)
Sunday Sept, 8th, 7-9:30 @the warehouse studio @ 153 Coffey st, Red Hook, Bklyn, every half hour run. FREE!!
June 2019: Kim will appear in Lloyd Suh's One-Act play "Mandarin Duck" (directed by Peter Kim) at Ensemble Studio Theater's One-Act Festival, dates and tickets here (series "C").
July 11th-14th: MLCG (My Little China Girl) will be a part of Portland, Oregon's CoHo's Summer Festival! Click here for more info and tix
Just announced: August 2019 Marble House Artist in Residency
September 2019: Composer Nick Brook's "Decameron" dates and venue TBA
Oct. 11th, 7pm reading of Chungmi Kim's "Comfort Women" at Urban Stages, as part of their 35th year Anniversary Retrospective series.
Free admission, click here to reserve a seat
Fall 2018: Essay published in the Fall Edition of the Drama Review written by Professor Vivian L. Huang titled: "What Shall We Do?" Kathy Change, Soomi Kim, and Asian Feminist Performance on Campus
August 2018: Workshop of "Decameron" at Bennington College with composer Nick Brooke
August 2018: Presenter at the USA Gymnastics National Congress: Devising Floor Routines. Providence, R.I.
July 2018: devising theatre and movement workshop for competitive gymnasts at Chelsea Piers working title for new piece: Gymnasts: Body Through Which the Dream Flows"
June 2018: Guest artist visit to Lehman College
Just in: new video trailer of MLCG (My Little China Girl) edited by the talented Jana Dagdagan.
Guest speaker at Marymount Manhattan College for Alvin Eng's Asian American Theater class! Discussing Chang(e).
Nice article in Philadelphia Dance Journal by Beth Whelan about Kathy Change and Chang(e).
Stage and Studio radio interview on KBOO with Dmae Roberts
XRay Fm's "Group Therapy" show: Reisistance Through Art with Andre Middleton (listen at about 20:00)
Review of Chang(e) in Oregon ArtsWatch
Interview in Huffington Post!
Theatermania lists MLCG as one of 11 Asian American shows to watch 2017-18!
It was a thrill to be a guest on the Radio Zamunda Podcast! Check it
Feature and interview on SinoVision Channel
"Best Bet" Pick + review: Theatre is Easy
Interview with Jim Moore's Radio Vaudeville
Interview on Blasting News
Gay City News Interview with David Noh
Video edited by Jana Dagdagan, photo by Kevan Loney
MLCG Premiere run:
Nov. 3,4,10,11,17,18 @ 7:30pm
Dixon Place: 161A Chrystie st., NYC, NY
Chang(e) will presented by Boomarts in Portland Oregon, Dec. 4-10th, 2017. Stay tuned for details!
MLCG to premiere November 2017 for 6 shows at Dixon Place. Fridays and Saturdays first 3 Fridays and Saturdays @7:30pm in Nov. more info TBA. (photo by Kevan Loney)
February 9th: Work in progess of new solo work, MLCG (My Little China Girl- working title) at Dixon Place
Guest role in Hye Yun Park's BKPI web series, episode 4 dates TBA
Diana Oh's PSA: Asians are not Magicians
Guest performer/fighter in Suli Holum and Deborah Stein's "Wholehearted" (currently toruing).
Featured artist at the New York City Asian American Student Conference (NYCAASC) April 23rd, 2016.
"Chang(e) alternates between reality and illusion, and its visual and aural environment is so alluring you want to bathe in it..." - Laura Collins-Hughes, The New York Times
"Soomi Kim is fearless as Change, simultaneously attracting and repelling the audience with her convictions, while showing a startling vulnerability..." (★★★★) - Diep Tran, Time Out New York
" At the center of it all is an awe-inspiring performance by Soomi Kim, who is on stage the entire ninety minutes... Kim captures all that was so mythic about the troubled activist."- Arpita Kukherjee, Stagebuddy.com
Teresa Ting and Ai Ikeda