Who is Kai Kim?
I am a queer, non-binary, Korean-American artist that primarily creates art in unusual spaces and in ways that center the experience of the audience. Some may call this immersive or interactive theater.
I have created, directed, and consulted on numerous theatrical experiences. I have directed dance concept videos, music videos, and short films.
Work includes : "Severance" SDCC Activation/Director - Apple TV+ & Kamp Grizzly; Gumiho/Director - Moxie Arts; Metamorphose, Future Stages/Creator & Director - Juilliard, Center for Innovation in the Arts; Impression/Creator & Director; saudade/Creator & Director; Rocking Dead/Creator & Director; The Art of Killin' It/Immersive Consultant; The True & Unquestionable Account of Dr. Joseph Snodgrass/Creative Consultant; Kerrigan & Lowdermilk’s The Bad Years, dir. Stephen Brackett/Interactive Performance Consultant; #selfietheplay/Creative Consultant - Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.
I also lead educational workshops in interactive performance technique, storytelling, and acting. I created interactive curriculum at The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park for their education and community engagement department. Guest artist for NYU/Open Arts; NYU/Immersive, Interactive, Site-based, and Multi-Sensory Theatre; Trinity/La Mama Performing Arts Program; Interactive PlayLab; Cloude/Cumul:us; faculty at Broadway Dance Center.
WHAT CAn I HELP YOU WITH?
I strive to craft powerful work that centers the audience experience. I am most interested in telling stories that explore radical honesty, perspective, connection and how these stories can foster more compassion and understanding.
Here are some services I can provide:
choreography + movement
content creation & ideation
artistic consultation & collaboration
workshops & education
dialogue facilitation & moderation
Interactive performance & Immersive storytelling
“Kim is a gifted writer, director, and performer of interactive and immersive performance. Their vision, dedication, and passion give rise to outstanding experiences.”
— Jeff Wirth, Director of Interactive PlayLab & Interactive Deep Dive