Hana S. Kim Selected as 2018 Sherwood Award Recipient

by Michael Eddy
Hana S. Kim receives the 2018 Richard E. Sherwood Award during the 28th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards. Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging
Hana S. Kim receives the 2018 Richard E. Sherwood Award during the 28th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards. Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging

Center Theatre Group recognizes and celebrates the recipient of the 2018 Richard E. Sherwood Award, Hana S. Kim, for her exceptional contribution to the Los Angeles theatre landscape and her work as a ground-breaking and adventurous artist. Kim's video reel below shows her stunning work.

Created in memory of Richard E. Sherwood, the $10,000 award aims to cultivate emerging theatre artists working in Los Angeles who push the formal and aesthetic boundaries and demonstrate dedication to improving their respective artistic fields. The recipient of the $10,000 award was announced at the 2018 Ovation Awards on Monday, January 29, 2018, at The Theatre at Ace Hotel. The two additional finalists, Gina Young and Marsian De Lellis, will receive a $2,000 honorarium.

Hana S. Kim is a live performance set and projection designer with a background in film design. Her designs have received Stage Raw Awards, StageSceneLA Awards, Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards, and Helen Hayes Awards, as well as nominations for the Ovation Awards and Theatre Bay Area Awards. Hana’s most recent work includes projection design for Steal a Pencil for Me directed by Omer Ben Seadia at Opera Colorado, scenic and projection design for Eva Trilogy directed by Loretta Greco at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco and The Christians directed by Hana Sharif at Baltimore Center Stage. She is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829 and recipient of Princess Grace Award in Theatre Design.

Further information from the Center Theatre Group: www.centertheatregroup.org