THE TALE OF HARUK
by Korean myths
supported by Korea Foundation and Korea Arts Management Service
Celebrate unconditional love from the inside out. Everything in the world has its own world inside. This beautiful, heartwarming Korean fairy tale explores desire, parental love and the way we communicate. You?re invited into the intriguing bizarre world of Haruk and his loving parents. Featuring traditional Korean puppets made of paper, unique native masks and recycled-material percussion instruments. Korean company Tuida combines the acting traditions of both Eastern and Western clown.
- Tuida have been performing since 2001. Originally formed by eight graduates from the Korean National University of Arts, with the aim of creating open and ?nature-friendly plays?, with an emphasis on recycling. ?All that we borrow from nature goes back to nature and there gains a new life.? Tuida combines the acting traditions of both Eastern and Western clowns, using puppets, masks and music. Their aim is to continually experiment and develop ways of performance that will enhance the audience?s experience. The company has earned accolades throughout Asia and the US. The Tale Of Haruk won Best Production, Best Playwright, Best Acting and Best Set Design at Seoul Children?s Theatre Awards. Tuida were also invited to perform at Japan?s ASSITEJ Congress & Performing Arts Festival in 2002 and 2003.
Director ? Bae Yo Sup
Performers — Hwang Hye Ran, Choi Jae Young, Jeong Hyunseok, Myung Hyun Jin, Kim Soo A
Duration ? 1 hour 10 min.
Age ? 7+