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Dream High - Korean Drama 2011

Updated on October 12, 2014

Musical & Dance Drama about Dream, Hope, Friendship and Love

If you love Glee or musical drama, you will love Dream High, Korean musical drama which was aired at the beginning of 2011 featuring idol stars such as Miss A Suzy, 2PM Taecyeon and Wooyoung, T-ara Eun Jung and IU and the rising young actor star, Kim Soo Hyun.

Produced by KeyEast, JYP Entertainment and CJ Media, this drama revolves around the dreams of its 6 main casts who study at Kirin Art High School. They enter this prestigious school which is famous of producing great musical talents, with the hope and dreams that after they graduate from this school, they will become musical stars in Korea.

As fans of Korean Pop, I had a high expectations for Dream High and it didn't disappoint. Even though I'm agree with many Dream High fans that some casts didn't portray their characters in justice, however, Dream High storyline and their musical talents made up for their lack of acting talents. And I really love all the soundtracks played in Dream High, they're catchy, and the singers sang the songs with pure & raw emotions.

Image Credit: KBS Dream High Official Site

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Dream High Details, Synopsis & Cast Members

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Dream High Details

Number of Episodes: 16

Original run: January 3, 2011 - February 28, 2011 on KBS2 every Monday & Tuesday 21.55KST | January 24, 2011 - March 21, 2011 on KBS World

Main Cast Members:

- Suzy (Miss A) as Go Hye Mi

- Kim Soo Hyun as Song Sam Dong

- Taecyeon (2PM) as Jin Gook / Hyun Shi Hyuk

- Ham Eun Jung (T-ara) as Yoon Baek Hee

- Wooyoung (2PM) as Jason

- IU as Kim Pil Sook

Director: Lee Eung Bok

Writer: Park Hye Ryun

Producer: Bae Yong Joon and Park Jin Young

Production Companies: KeyEast, JYPE, and CJ Media

Official Website: Dream High Official Website | Dream High KBS World Official Website

Highest Rating: 18.2% [Nationwide] (Episode 16) | 20.7% [Seoul] (Episode 16) based on TNS Media

Dream High Ratings

Image Credit

Dream High - Award

2011

International Drama Festival - Tokyo - October 25, 2011

Dream High: Special Award for Foreign Drama

2011 Korea Drama Awards - October 2, 2011

- Kim Soo Hyun: Best Rookie Actor & Popularity Award

2011 SBS Drama Awards - December 31, 2011

- Kim Soo Hyun & Suzy : Best Couple Award

- Kim Soo Hyun: Rookie Actor & Popularity Award

- Suzy: Rookie Actress

- Lee Yoon Ji: Support Actress

Dream High Trailers

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Brief Sypnosis

6 young people audition to enter Kirin Art High School, a high school which also act as their musically students talent agency and they train these students to be musical stars based on their talents (dance, singing, etc).

Go Hye Min pretty much has everything she needs to be a successful music star, she has a great voice (she sings opera with famous opera singer), she's pretty, rich and smart. She has a dream to enter a highly prestigious school, the Julliard and works very hard to achieve her dream. Unfortunately, her dream crashes down when her father fled after his business failed and is drown in debt. Ma Doo Shik keeps chasing Hye Min to pay for her father's debt and forcing her to enter Kirin Art School. Doo Shik threatens Hye Min that after she becomes a successful musical star, she has to pay back her father's debt.

On the other hand, Yoon Baek Hee who is Hye Min's best friend used to follow Hye Min everywhere she goes, being a loyal and supportive friend until one day, she decides to join Kirin Art School's audition and competes with her best friend. She realizes her singing talent and is accepted into Kirin Art High School.

Jin Gook is a great dancer, however his troubled behavior leads him to not realizing his musical talents. At the audition at Kirin Art High School, he sees a great dancer (overseas student) named Jason and he wants to be as great dancer as he is.

Song Sam Dong is a mystery student who enters Kirin Art High School based on President Jung's recommendation. He lives in a countryside with his mother. He meets with Hye Min at National Singing Competition. He falls in love with her at first sight and enters Kirin Art High School where he discovers his amazing musical talents.

Kim Pil Sook, a beautiful and great singer who unfortunately doesn't have a superstar-like body. She is very shy and embarrassed, so she wears a Sushi Roll Girl costume during her audition. Even though the panelist judges ask her to take off her costume, she hesitates, however because of her amazing singing talent, she's accepted into Kirin Art High School.

Follow Hye Min, Sam Dong, Jin Gook, Baek Hee, Jason and Pil Sook Journey at Kirin High School as they discover their musical talent. Look forward for their rivalries, their friendship and get inspirations from them to achieve their highest musical dreams!

Synopsis written by deyani. Please do not re-post without any link back to deyani-Dream High page

Dream High Wallpapers / Posters

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Dream High Casts - Star Date Interviews (English Subbed)

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Dream High OST List

Dream High OST Albums
Dream High OST Albums

Dream High OST List

Dream High OST Digital Single Album

Dream High OST Part 1 - Released January 3, 2011

1. Dream High by Suzy, Taecyeon, Kim Soo Hyun & Wooyoung

2. Someday by IU

Dream High OST Part 2 - Released January 10, 2011

1. Maybe by Sun Ye

Dream High Part 3 - Released January 17, 2011

1. A Part of this Dream by San E

Dream High OST Part 4 - Released January 19, 2011

1. Winter Child by Suzy

Dream High OST Part 5 - Released January 31, 2011

1. If by Park Jin Young (JYP)

Dream High OST Part 6 - Released February 7, 2011

1. Can't I Love You by Chang Min and Jin Woon

2. Don't Go by Junsu and Lim Jeong Hee

Dream High OST Album
Dream High OST Album

Dream High OST Album

Dream High OST Album - Released February 14, 2011 | Buy this album on YesAsia

1. Dream High by Suzy

2. Someday by IU

3. My Valentine by Taecyeon and Nichkhun

4. If by Park Jin Young (JYP)

5. Maybe by Sun Ye

6. Can't I Love You by Chang Min and Jin Woon

7. Don't Go by Junsu and Lim Jeong Hee

8. A Part of This Dream by San E

9. Winter Child by Suzy

10. Dreaming by Kim Soo Hyun

11. If (Instrumental)

12. Maybe (Instrumental)

Dream High Performances

Can't get enough of your favorite Dream High Casts and Soundtrack? Reminisce all your favorite songs from below Dream High (Live) Performances performed by your favorite casts.

Dream High - Episode Preview

Dream High Episode 9 - 16 Preview

Dream High Episode 1 - 8 Preview

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