LAAFF Fest–A collection of Asian American Fairytales with a feminist twist!

LAAFF

I wrote the short play Haenyeo for LAAFF Fest produced by SIS Productions in partnership with 18th & Union and Youth Theatre Northwest. Get your tickets here.

Haenyeo

by Seayoung Yim
directed by Mimi Katano
Minji, a city girl who moves to beautiful Jeju Island, looks for the answers to her struggling family’s problems in the pages of an old fairy tale. She meets Haenyeo, a real life mermaid, who shows her the answer to her problems may actually be found in her real life.
Featuring Naho Shioya & Maile Wong

 

Below are some articles about the amazing haenyeo on Jeju Island that inspired my play:

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