Min Kahng

Composer Librettist Playwright Lyricist

Min Kahng is an award-winning Bay Area playwright and composer whose works include The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga (Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award, Theatre Bay Area Award, Edgerton New Play Award, NAMT Production Grant), GOLD: The Midas Musical (Theatre Bay Area Award), Inside Out & Back Again, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon: A Musical AdaptationBad Kitty On Stage!, The Song of the Nightingale and Tales of Olympus. Kahng also wrote the NEA-funded project Story Explorers, an original musical for young audiences with autism. Kahng is an alumnus of Djerassi, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency, Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor, and the TheatreWorks New Works Festival. He has been invited as a Guest Lecturer/Artist at Harvard University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, San Jose State University and The San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Kahng is a Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist, a Richard Rodgers Award Finalist, a Resident Playwright at Playwrights Foundation, a Board Member of Theatre for Young Audiences USA, and a proud member of the Dramatists Guild. www.minkahng.com

Highlights

Guild Highlights PanelistRadical Hope & The New Resistance, Dramatists Guild Town Hall, San Francisco, CA
Contributor to The Dramatist, "What are the Obligations of Writing Outside Your Own Ethnicity?"
Contributor to The Dramatist, "On Writing for Young Audiences, Part Two"