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 had majored in 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. These two students are Song Sam Dong, who lives in the countryside, and Jin Guk, whom she accidentally meets while trying to escape from a loan shark. Yoon Baek Hee, formerly Hyemi’s sidekick, becomes her rival in school because Hye Mi betrays her during an audition to enter the school.
- Drama: Dream High
- Revised romanization: Deurim Hai
- Hangul: 드림하이
- Director: Lee Eung-Bok
- Writer: Park Hye-Ryun
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: January 3 – February 28, 2011
- Runtime: Mon. & Tues. 21:55
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“Dream High” takes place at Kirin High School of Art and follows the lives of students as they aspire to become superstars.
Song Sam-Dong (Kim Soo-Hyun) lives in the country side and dreams of becoming an owner of a stock farm.
He falls in love with Ko Hye-Mi (Bae Suji) at first sight and follows her to Kirin High School of Art. There he discovers his genius like musical talent.
Jin-Gook (TaecYeon) is a gifted dancer, but a troubled student at school. The director of Kirin High School of Art (Bae Yong-Jun) recommends to Jin-Gook to enroll at his school. There, Jin-Gook’s talents blossom and he now dreams of becoming a global star.
Exchange student Jason (Wooyoung) comes to Kirin High after receiving the top score for new applicants. He comes from abroad and shows outstanding skills as a dancer.
Ko Hye-Mi (Bae Suzy) is the most popular girl at Kirin High. She carries herself as a confident girl, but inside hides a sad past. She dreamed of becoming a world renown classical vocalist, but after the collapse of her family she had no choice but to enter Kirin High School of Art. She is loved by Song Sam-Dong and Jin-Gook.
Yoon Becky (Eun Jung) looks up to Ko Hye-Mi, who appears to have everything. They soon become rivals.
Eria (Yoon Young-Ah) is a popular teen star. She enters Kirin High School of Art and becomes the object of admiration by her peers. She looks forward to having a “regular” school life.
- Dream High Torrent Files takes over KBS2 Mon & Tue 21:55 time slot previously occupied by “Marry Me, Mary!” and will be replaced by “Detectives in Trouble” on March 7, 2011.
- Related titles:
- Dream High 2 (KBS2 / 2012)