Soy Chanborey started his training in Lakhaon Kaol (Cambodian classical male masked dance) in 2002 at Secondary School of Fine Arts where he graduated in 2011.He is currently pursuing his BA in Choreography at the Faculty of Choreography Arts, Royal University of Fine Arts, intending to graduate this year. He was a performer of Lakhaon Khaol and Sbek Thom (large shadow puppetry) at SovannaPhum Art Association. He has performed and toured in a work by Princess Norodom Buppha Devi. Borey has participated in numerous dance workshops with Amrita Performing Arts. He has also performed in contemporary works by local choreographers such as Chumvan Sodachivy (Belle) and Nget Rady. For this 5th Platform, he will present Real, in which he depicts his father’s life and the challenges he faces on a daily basis.
Photo by Lim Sipheng.