Major WorksHanpoong-Jidae, Kongji and Patji, A song of Sungya
Brief History of the Artist
1929 4.5 Born in Janhae city, South Gyeongsan Province and grew up at Tongyeong City
Studied premedical course at Yeonsei University and graduated from Busan University majoring in English literature.
Taught at Tongyeong Women's High School, wrote articles for education magazines, and acted as a reporter for Youth Hanguek Ilbo.
1953 Won Nationwide Children's Drama Competition with title "Rabbit ".
1958 Won "Hanpoong-Jidae" sponsored by National Theatre and Seoul Newspaper.
1959. Completed two dramas (A song of Sungya and Black and White) which were requested by Yu Chi-jin.
1962 Established a theatrical troupe "Birds" for Children and Children Play Association of Korea first in Korea. He was acting as the president until 1976
1962-1976 (Activities in Korea)
Held the 25th event "Birds"
Held the 19th nationwide Children Play Competition of Children Play Association
Held three Live Play competition for middle and high school students
Held three Child Play competition and Unified Presentation
Held nine Elementary School Teachers' Play Seminars (Qualify Training)
Held three middle and high and kindergarten Teachers' Seminars
1963-1967 (Oversea performances and Observation)
The children's play "Birds" had performance in Japan four times.
The children's play teachers of element교 school visited Japan for observation three times.
1972 Acted as the president of Student Play Association of Korea (Middle and High School Students)
1973 First time in Korean history, he recorded his works such as Masons (4th grader), A blacksmith in forest (4th grader), The legend of Island (6th grader), Christmas Song (6th grader) for 22 years until 1995 in elementary school Hanguel text books.
His books. Collective Children's Play Books 10 volumes, Theoretical books 2 volumes, Dram books for middle and high school students 2 volumes, Dram books for Adults 1 book(Joint Authorship), Essays 3 volumes, Drama book by Ju Pyong 1 volume
1976 His family including himself have Immigrated to the U.S.
1989 Formed an acting troupe called "The Golden Gate Bridge" in northern California. Performed six times so far.
1993 Established children acting troupe 「Mindulrae」 first in the history of Korean immigration to the U.S.
1994 The children acting troupe「Mindulrae」 has performed "Kongji and Patji"
1996 Performed in Korea by invitation of KBS
1997 The children acting troupe 「Mindulrae」has performed "Kongji and Patji" in Hiroshima, Japan, celebrating establishment of Japanese Consulate General
1998-1999 Published his works "My life", "My literature", "My Play" serially in Hanguek Ilbo, San Francisco for two years.
1999 Opened a theater for the old (All participants are over 60 years old) and performed "Marriage into a family".
2000 The theater for the old performed the 2nd time with "Choonhangjeon by the old".
2001 The children acting troupe 「Mindulrae」performed "Kongji and Patji" in Silicon Valley, the U.S. 7 times. Performed in San Francisco on May 19.
2001 The children acting troupe 「Mindulrae」 performed its 3rd oversea performance in Japan on June 7 in Osaka. Performed in the grand theater at Art an Culture Promotion Center on July 1 in Korea.
2002 Ju Pyong Children Play Hallyeosudo (Sponsored by Tongyeong City) was held at Tongyeong City.
2003 Serial publish of the world best children's story for two years.
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