Youlim Nam


Youlim (Korean: 유림) is an NYC-based playwright and actor. Born in raised in Seoul, Korea. She built her acting career for many years there before moving to New York City to broaden her perspective as an artist with an international point of view. She's been exploring both cultures through playwriting. Her potential —with the right guidance, she harnesses her craft as a powerful actor to observe, celebrate, and criticize East Asian and American culture.

  • awards: 'best monologue' at actors awards, LA  'best actress' at the international independent short award
  • a recipient of Ma-Yi Theater Company Micro-Grants 2021
  • her produced short plays
    • 28+2 (Manhattan Rep Theater, the Secret Theater) 2018
    • A Watch (New York Summer Theater Festival 2018, the Secret Theater 2019) 
    • Acting Is My Destiny (New York Summer Theater Festival) 2019
    • Just a B'day party in New York City (the Secret Theater, T.E.A.M Theater) 2020