WJSN’s Yeonjung got here ahead to speak all about her function within the musical adaptation of the highly-acclaimed drama “Crash Touchdown on You”!
The primary efficiency of the musical passed off on September 16 at COEX Artium, having amassed a lot pleasure and anticipation after announcing the star-studded solid that features WJSN’s Yeonjung, Lee Jang Woo, Lee Kyu Hyung, Lee Yi Kyung, and extra.
The drama “Crash Touchdown on You” tells the story of a rich South Korean lady named Yoon Se Ri (Son Ye Jin), who’s compelled to make an emergency touchdown in North Korea throughout a paragliding journey. There, she meets Ri Jung Hyuk (Hyun Bin), an elite North Korean officer within the navy. They’re intertwined with characters Search engine marketing Dan (Seo Ji Hye), the fiancée of Ri Jung Hyuk, and Goo Seung Jun (Kim Jung Hyun), a wealthy and impressive businessman who was as soon as set to marry Yoon Se Ri.
Within the musical, Yeonjung takes on the function of Search engine marketing Dan, the fiancée of Ri Jung Hyuk and proprietor of an opulent mall in Pyeongyang.
“I had fun watching the drama,” she shares. “I should have watched it at the very least thrice.” She reveals simply how elated she was when she acquired the provide to be a part of the musical’s solid as Search engine marketing Dan, saying, “I just like the Se Ri-Jung Hyuk couple, however I favored the story of Search engine marketing Dan and Goo Seung Jun much more, so I needed to do rather well [in this role].”
“Search engine marketing Dan seems chilly, however she has an interior heat and cute appeal as properly, so I needed to precise these traits properly,” she says, including with amusing that she thinks she and Search engine marketing Dan are related in the truth that they’re each a bit naive and slightly harmless in terms of love.
Yeonjung additionally expresses her worries about having her character not being showcased to her full potential within the musical. “In condensing a 16-episode drama right into a three-hour musical, I used to be anxious that Search engine marketing Dan’s charming character wouldn’t be proven in addition to it was within the drama. However after doing the efficiency, I got here to appreciate that Search engine marketing Dan’s appeal is so highly effective that even when she seems solely briefly, the viewers is captivated,” she explains fortunately.
Yeonjung additionally praises the actors who play Goo Seung Jun: Tei, Lee Yi Kyung, and Han Seung Yoon. “All of them have their very own distinctive charms,” she says. “Tei provides a way of security and luxury, whereas Lee Yi Kyung will get actually immersed within the emotional scenes. That is Han Seung Yoon’s debut work, and he sings so properly that I began listening to him extra from an viewers member’s perspective.”
Only a month and a half after her final efficiency within the musical “Lizzie,” Yeonjung returned to the stage for “Crash Touchdown on You.” She mirrored on the nervousness she felt in venturing out on such a brand new endeavor, feeling as if she have been going again to the occasions the place she was nonetheless a beginner within the leisure business.
“Since I’ve been going concerning the lifetime of an idol for seven years, there are quite a lot of issues that I’ve turn out to be used to. I’m not nervous for music exhibits or concert events like I used to be up to now,” she says. “However a musical is a unique form of job, and so I as soon as once more felt that nervousness one will get from being on stage despite the fact that it has been so lengthy.” She provides, “It additionally gave me vitality. We now have to carry the viewers’s consideration for 3 hours. So feeling this nervousness and pleasure intersect inside this vivid set is absolutely fascinating.”
Ever since her time as a trainee, Yeonjung by no means acquired any formal schooling in appearing, however now that she has taken half in musicals, she says that she needs to check appearing after her present venture finishes. “I stated that I’d begin taking appearing classes when my first musical was confirmed, however my firm informed me to not,” she says. “I used to be very anxious, however it seems that appearing in a musical could be very totally different from media appearing. Watching the extra senior actors on set helped me so much in studying and rising [as an actress].”
Yeonjung lastly expressed her need to proceed pursuing her work as each a singer and a musical actress, saying that the 2 roles are very totally different and that she doesn’t want to let go of both. “The extra I do appearing, the extra enjoyable it turns into,” she remarks. “If I get the possibility, I need to in fact do extra musicals in addition to broadcast packages, films, and all different varieties of appearing.”
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