helen park headshot.jpg

 

Helen Park is a composer, arranger and music producer. She wrote music for a full-length musical The Large Life of Alice Liddell (book/lyrics by Benjamin Halstead) which received a reading at NYU. She also wrote a one-act Latin musical comedy, Last Resort (book/lyrics by Derek Hassler), which received readings at NYU and was performed at the Duplex theater. Helen wrote the one-act musical Baked Goods with lyrics by Christyn Budzyna and book by Charlie Cohen, which was selected as a finalist for the 2016 Sound Bites Festival and was selected winner for the 2017 City Theatre National Award for Short Playwriting Contest. Helen has worked as music assistant to composer Tom Kitt on Broadway's If/Then, The Spongebob Musical and Freaky Friday. Currently, Helen is at work on the Off-Broadway musical KPOP, commissioned by Ars Nova and produced by Ars Nova in association with Ma-Yi Theater Company and Woodshed Collective. Helen’s music have been featured at Ars Nova, The Duplex, NYMF, BMI Smoker, Joe's Pub and 54 Below among others. Helen is an alumnus of NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, and is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop (Advanced).