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Here are just a few of the playwrights around the world writing for young audiences. Know someone that should be on the list? (Including yourself?) Just go to inform us and send us their name, a short biography and (optional) a website address. A photo of the playwright (optional) can also be sent to editors@writelocalplayglobal.org.

Entries in Korea (2)

Tuesday
May032011

Kim, Mi Jeong (Korea)

Playwright Mi Jeong Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and studied Playwriting (M.A.) and Drama (M.F.A.) at the Korean National University of Arts. She is also interested in Drama Education as well as playwriting for children.

Mi Jeong has been writing for children and teaching drama for children in many welfare institutions and schools. She is co-writer of Looking for Yoghurt, the international collaboration project for young audiences (2008-2009) and a winner of ASSITEJ Korea playwriting awards in 2010.

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Thursday
Apr072011

Ko, Sun Duck (Korea)

Ko, Sun Duck is a playwright and co-writer of The Bridge (2004) and a winner of ASSITEJ Koreaj playwriting awards in 2002 and 2003. Sun Duck studied Drama at the Korean National University of Arts. Her interest in the dramatisation of Korean authentic local stories inspired her to create Gamoonjang in 2004, a story from her hometown of Jeju Island, which is famous for its unique living culture. Continuing her enthusiasm for this theme, she was a speaker at the 2007 ASSITEJ symposium in Korea and also wrote the children’s book.