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Dream High 

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Dream High tells the story of six students at Kirin Art High School who work to achieve their dreams of becoming music stars in the Korean music industry. Go Hye Mi is a student who sings ... See full summary »
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2   1  
2012   2011  
2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
J.Y. Park ...  Yang Jin Man / ... 30 episodes, 2011-2012
Lee Ji-eun ...  Kim Pil Suk 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Jin-woon Jung ...  Jin Yoo-jin / ... 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Kim Soo-Hyun ...  Song Sam Dong / ... 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Bae Suzy ...  Go Hye Mi / ... 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Hahm Eun-Jung ...  Yoon Baek Hee 16 episodes, 2011
Woo-young Jang ...  Jason 16 episodes, 2011
Byung-Joon Lee ...  Principal Shi Bum Soo 16 episodes, 2011
Yun-ji Lee ...  Shi Kyung Jin 16 episodes, 2011
Taecyeon ...  Hyun Si Hyuk (Jin Guk) 16 episodes, 2011
Ki-joon Uhm ...  Kang Oh Hyuk 16 episodes, 2011
Ailee Ailee ...  Ailee 16 episodes, 2012
Yeo-jin Choi ...  Ahn Tae-yeon 16 episodes, 2012
Hyolyn ...  Nana 16 episodes, 2012
J.B. ...  JB 16 episodes, 2012
Jeong-tae Kim Jeong-tae Kim ...  Lee Kang-chul 16 episodes, 2012
Ji-Soo Kim Ji-Soo Kim ...  Park Hong-Joo 16 episodes, 2012
Ji-Yeon Park ...  Rian 16 episodes, 2012
Jin-young Park ...  Jung Hee-bong 16 episodes, 2012
Seo-yoon Park Seo-yoon Park ...  Si-woo 16 episodes, 2012
Kang So-ra ...  Shin Hae-sung 16 episodes, 2012
Kil-kang Ahn ...  Ma Doo Shik 15 episodes, 2011
Ah-min Jun Ah-min Jun ...  Jo In Sung (Jin Guk's Friend) 15 episodes, 2011
Hae-hyo Kwon Hae-hyo Kwon ...  Joo Jung-wan 15 episodes, 2012
Ga-hee Park Ga-hee Park ...  Hyun Ji Soo 15 episodes, 2012
Sun-young Ahn Sun-young Ahn ...  Kang Oh Sun (Oh Hyuk's Older Sister) / ... 14 episodes, 2011
Min-joo Jung Min-joo Jung ...  Jung Ah Jung 14 episodes, 2011
Yoon-mi Lee Yoon-mi Lee ...  Maeng Seung Hee 14 episodes, 2011
So-young Yoo So-young Yoo ...  Park Soon-dong 14 episodes, 2012
Won-kil Baek Won-kil Baek ...  Gong Min Chul 13 episodes, 2011
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Dream High tells the story of six students at Kirin Art High School who work to achieve their dreams of becoming music stars in the Korean music industry. Go Hye Mi is a student who sings classical music but has to give up her dream by entering Kirin Art High School to pay off her father's debt. However, she needs to get two other students to also come to the school in order for her to enroll in the school conditionally. Written by Leksa

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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Connections

Referenced in My Love from Another Star: Episode #1.17 (2014) See more »

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Winter Child
Performed by Bae Suzy
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Dream High- An adorable and motivating drama of dreamers
7 July 2015 | by Rifat_SharnaSee all my reviews

"Dream High" is a captivating musical drama that focused a group of young students of Kirin High School and their passionate journey through music to fulfill their dreams overcoming all the haphazard of life under the guidance of some motivating teachers. And the drama was simply moving and touching in many senses with fantastic music score. Some plot holes can be overlooked being mesmerized by the realistic plot line and natural acting.

From the third episode, I really got into the drama and it was overall so interesting and heart-warming. Tough but emotional character Go-Hye Mi (the then newbie actress Suzy Bae quietly succeeded in turning out the main character, she's an awesome singer too), her follower friend Yoon Baek Hee, fatty but cutely Kim Pil Suk (IU) (both of their transformation are quite interesting),helpful and caring guy Jin Guk (Taecyeon was so lovely and matured in that role), music prodigy country boy Song Sam Dong ( cool alien Do Min Joon of "My Love from the Star" was a way too crazy!), , handsome Jason, inspirational guide - teacher Kang and also the other supporting characters were touching at least for some moments .

At some times, the plot seems to get too melodramatic but I enjoyed the drama till the special concert whole-heartedly. It was an attractive display of modern Korean music and dance too.

"Nan kkumi issoyo. Khu kkum-eul midoyo" ( I have a dream. I believe in that dream)- then hard effort is imperative to fulfill any great dream. We can be in ease in handling difficult situations just by smiling at fears. A good teacher is like a light house. In ups and downs of life, family and friend support can turn out to be a great relief. And after taking a decision, don't regret over it, you've a chance to prove it the best!- these inner morals of this drama are easy to say, tough to implement in real life but obviously these have made the drama ultimately inspirational , moving and memorable .

Just to mention, I watched the impressive first season only and don't have any wish to watch the second season with totally different cast. :)


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Release Date:

31 July 2011 (USA) See more »

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Seoul, South Korea

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