Narim selected to join 2013 International Young Choreographer Project in Taiwan

Nam Narim, an Amrita’s dancer/choreographer, has been selected among the 8 successful candidates from Asia Pacific, US and Taiwan to participate in the 2013 International Young Choreographer Project in in the city of Kaohsiung, south of Taiwan. This project take place from June 30 to July 21, 2013 in the main stage of the theatre in the campus of Tsoying High School is funded by the National Culture and Arts Foundation, Bureau Culture Affairs Kaohsiung City Government, and the Chin-Lin Foundation for Culture and Arts in Taiwan. More information about this at the website of World Dance Alliance (WDA).

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Narim in “Horizontal Life” by Chung Yeun Soo of Post Ego Dance Company from Seoul. Photo of Amrita Performing Arts

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Narim in a Choreographic Workshop led by Peggy Piacenza. Photo of Amrita Performing Arts

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Narim’s “Embracing the Music” choreographed with Chumvan Sodhachivy (Belle), a project of Amrita Performing Arts and Epic Arts Cambodia. Photo courtesy of Anders Jiras.

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Narim in “Horizontal Life” by choreographer Chung Yeun Soo of Post Ego Dance Company (Soeul). Photo courtesy of Anders Jiras.

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Narim in “thin white line” a work in progress by Australian choreographer, Paea Leach. Photo courtesy of Anders Jiras.

NAM NARIM comes from a long family line of esteemed Cambodian classical dancers. Narim began her classical training at the age of nine. She completed the Secondary School of Fine Arts in 2000 and received her BA in choreographic arts from the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh in 2004. She continued her studies at the Korean National University of Arts where she graduated in 2009 with a master’s degree in choreography. She is currently a member of the  Cambodian National Theatre troupe, Ministry of    Culture and Fine Arts. Narim has performed in a number of new works of contemporary dance with Amrita Performing Arts and was most recently a featured dancer in Stravinsky’s Persephone directed by Peter Sellars at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Spain. Narim was a featured dancer in CRACK – a new work of Cambodian   contemporary dance by German choreographer Arco Renz that was awarded the 2012 ZKB Patronage Prize in Zurich Switzerland in September 2012.

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