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Special skills

Accents: Chinese, Japanese

Singing: baritone

Dance: hip-hop, contemporary

Music: piano (intermediate), trumpet (basic)

Languages: Mandarin Chinese (intermediate), Korean (fluent)

Sports: horse riding, basketball, squash, badminton, tennis, football, cycling, weight-lifting, skiing, swimming, golf

Stage Combat: basic rapier and dagger, Tae Kwon Do, Jeet Kune Do, boxing, fencing, Kendo, Capoeira (basic), Chinese Bagua (basic)

Driving licence: Korean and International

Previous experience

Projects at RADA:

  • Hermia, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, dir. Daniela Hardie and Jüri Nael
  • Ensemble, Dancing with the I, dir. Simona Gonella
  • Poseidon / Musician, The Trojan Women, dir. The Company and Ian Morgan
  • Spurio, The Revenger’s Tragedy, dir. Peta Lily
  • Swiss Cheese, Mother Courage and her Children, dir. Guillaume Pigé and Ian Morgan
  • Mr Bryant, Roots, dir. Robert Fried

Theatre:

Korean consultant/translation (staff), The Great Wave, dir. Indhu Rubasingham (National Theatre);

  • Don-Gyul (Prosecutor), The Press Guidance, dir. Oh Se-Hyuk (Tom2 Theatre);
  • Chorus, Oedipus, Oedipus, dir. Seo Jae-Hyung (Auckland Arts Festival, Q Theatre);
  • Henry Maison, Michael Wolf and others, Incognito, dir. Yang Jung-Ung (Doosan Arts Centre, Space 111);
  • Alan, Equus, dir. Lee Han-Seung (Chungmu Arts Centre, Black Theatre);
  • Pericles, Pericles, dir. Yang Jung-Ung (Seoul Arts Centre, CJ Towal Theatre);
  • Kotick, Grey Brother and others, The Jungle Book, dir. Lee Dae-Woong (Sanwoolim Theatre, Youtheatre);
  • Yoon-Ho, The Nail, Dir. Lee Jun-Woo (DongSoong Stage Theatre)
  • Yuri, Hieron: The Perfect World, dir. Yang Jung-Ung (Sundol Theatre);
  • Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, dir. Yang Jung-Ung (Seogang University, Mary Hall / ChungMu Arts Centre, Black Theatre);
  • Count Bobrinsky and others, Kholstomer: The Story of a Horse, Dir. You In-Chon (Haenam Culture & Art Centre Theatre)
  • Ensemble, Killing The Romanticist, dir. Yang Jung-Ung (Korea National Theatre, Baek-Jang Theatre);
  • Ensemble, La Views V: April 29, 1992, dir. John Miyasaki and Jully Lee (Company Of Angels);
  • Harcourt, The Country Wife, Dir. Paul Wagar (UCLA The Clark Memorial Library);
  • The Fixer / Ensemble, The Adding Machine, dir. J.Ed Araiza (The Freud Playhouse, UCLA);
  • Ensemble, The Forgotten World, Dir. Shirley Jo Finney (The Little Theatre, UCLA)
  • Fortinbras and others, Hamlet, Dir. Michael McLain (The Little Theatre, LATC, UCLA)
  • Tognino, The Housekeeper, Dir. Michael Hackett (The Little Theatre, UCLA)

Nominated for 2015 Stagetalk Award Best Newcomer (Korea).

Film:

  • Building Concierge, Confidential Assignment, dir. Kim Sung-Hoon;
  • Secret Service Agent #1, My Dictator, dir. Lee Hae-Jun;
  • Jae-Yeol’s Friend #1, Big Match, dir. Choi Ho;
  • Coach, A Dive, dir. Lee Seung-Hwan (short film).
  • Mr. Q, Small Ransom, Dir. Jules Nurrish, Short film (UCLA)
  • Rob, The Intervention, Dir. Patrick Brooks, Short film (UCLA)
  • Orderly #3, Unbound, Dir. Joann Wabisca, Short film (American Independent Film Company)
  • Ninja #1 / Fight Chreographer, The Trainee, Dir. Miguel Alvarez, Web-series

Commercial:

McDonald’s, World Cup Edition; Guinness (shown in Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia).

Interests

I’m interested in the use of different languages and emerging different cultures into performances. I would like to translate and produce great plays from English to Korean in the future. I’m also interested in working as an actor in London, Korea and LA.