Journal

MET Museum Assignment

October 11, 2015

David Choi Dr. Brian Rhinehart THR 503 – Theatre History I October 11, 2015 MET Museum Assignment I visited the Met on September 12, 2015, entering the Greek and Roman exhibition area first. I split with the group I arrived with and gravitating to a hyper-buoyant tour guide (likely a thespian himself), I hitched a…

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An Actor Prepares – Assignment 1

September 29, 2015

David Choi Corinne Chateau THR 501 106 – Basic Technique I September 29, 2015 An Actor Prepares (Constantin Stanislavski) – Assignment 1 Stanislavski discusses When Acting is an Art in Chapter 2. Specifically, he states, “Moreover, and this is of primary importance, the organic bases of the laws of nature on which our art is founded…

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Aristotle – Poetics (Outline)

September 16, 2015

David Choi, Gilluis Perez, Juhee Jang, Vaughn Pole Dr. Brian Rhinehart THR 503 – Theatre History I September 16, 2015 Poetics Outline Overview Chapter I Proposal for Discussion poetry itself the various forms of poetry the essential qualities of each kind of poetry structure of the plot number and nature of parts of which a…

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My hidden camera show debut

August 17, 2015

Today, a hidden camera show tried to catch me with my pants down and I had to explain that I had them down on purpose. It was 10:30am and I was 30 minutes early for what I thought was an audition/interview for some acting gig. I mean, I was responding to an ad in Backstage.com…

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MFA Bound

August 6, 2015

Personal Statement Twenty years ago when I was tasked with writing a “Personal Statement” to get into college, I didn’t have writer’s block, I had emotional blocks. I skirted around any task that would make me confront my hardship as an abused child with a sick sister of confused and tortured Korean immigrant parents. Growing up,…

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Manifesto, Debunked

June 18, 2015

THIS IS YOUR LIFE. DO WHAT YOU WANT AND DO IT OFTEN. Growing up, I did what I wanted and didn’t give a fuck. That attitude got me into a world of shit too. Truth is, you should do what you want and do it often, but within “reason”. IF YOU DON’T LIKE SOMETHING, CHANGE…

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Fire Island

September 14, 2006

Fire Island Twisted petals And leaves of spearmint trees Strewn about the wooden planks, Tell us of the coming squall. On any other day, You’d only see the whites of the leaves If you looked up, but today the tide is high. The way they flip and dance, Agile somersaults to an island rhythm, Remind…

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I Wait and Listen for the Call

May 23, 2003

I Wait and Listen for the Call I used to wait and listen for the call The call to whisk these dreams into passion To turn this angst into art To cruise into the sunlit paths of discovery Then to rise up… Feeling the tension and nervous energy That threatens to destroy my sanity Disengaging…

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