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Scarlett Kim

Dir of Innovation & Strategy
Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Scarlett Kim (she/her) is a diasporic Korean director, artist and producer who creates overwhelmingly unclassifiable transmedia experiences all over the world, in contexts including and beyond theatre, visual art, XR, film, and social practice. Powered by participatory performance, mixed-reality technology, and collective impact, Scarlett builds hybrid and intersectional futures that center marginalized voices.

Scarlett is the Director of Innovation & Strategy at Oregon Shakespeare Festival where she produces projects, supports artists, and builds partnerships that are innovating the intersection of live performance and immersive technology. She serves as a part of a collaborative artistic leadership team dedicated to the radically expansive and inclusive future of theatre, led by Artistic Director Nataki Garrett’s multimodal vision. At OSF, Scarlett has led industry-leading partnerships with VAST, Park Avenue Armory, Museum of Other Realities, Artizen, Games for Change, Glow Up Games, Stellar, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and supported new work by seminal multihyphenate including Ty Defoe, Shariffa Ali, Daniel Alexander Jones, Nao Bustamante, and Raja Feather Kelly.

Previously: Artistic Director, The Mortuary, performance laboratory hosting unclassifiable projects spanning Korean shaman rituals, chamber orchestras, and experimental larps. At CultureHub, a global art and technology community, Scarlett oversaw artistic programming of the LA studio. Other recent partners include REDCAT, Wrong Biennale, East West Players, Prague Quadrennial, Chilean National Council of Culture & Arts, Australian Council for the Arts, Goethe-Institut, Korea Foundation, UCLA Game Lab, Bound Entertainment, La MaMa Umbria. MFA, Directing, CalArts. BA, Theatre & Performance Studies and Visual Arts, University of Chicago.

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Events featuring Scarlett Kim
Events featuring Scarlett Kim