Nget Rady (Dancer), began his dance training in 1999 in the monkey role of Lakhaon Kaol and graduated with a BA in choreography from the Royal University of Fine Arts in 2014. As a classical dancer, Rady has toured to Europe and throughout Asia and as a contemporary dancer has performed in numerous works of contemporary dance by Cambodian and international choreographers including Chey Chankethya, Arco Renz, Emmanuele Phuon, and Hiroaki Umeda. Rady is also a featured artist in CRACK that earnt an ZKB Patronage Award 2012 in Switzerland. Rady has choreographed several of his own works including Tension, a work-in-progress created in Amrita’s Contemporary Dance Platform in 2015. He has recently received a grant from the Asian Cultural Council to undertake his seven-month residency in New York City in early 2017 including his participation at the American Dance Festival (ADF). Rady is the dancer/choreographer of Amrita Performing Arts and a faculty member of the Royal University of Fine Arts.
Amrita continues to nurture artists in choreographic capacity and artistic leadership and arts practitioners in all areas of arts management. In Fall 2016, our production coordinator, who is also a faculty member of the Faculty of Choreographic Arts, Royal University of Fine Arts, took a production management residency with Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble (MMDG) in New York city.
Nget Rady and Amrita Performing Arts thank the Asian Cultural Council for their generous support. We owe gratitude to Dr Kim Pichpinun, Dean of the Faculty of Choreographic Arts and Dr Bong Savath, President of the Royal University of Fine Arts for their support. We are also grateful to the US embassy in Phnom Penh, Public Affairs Section, Jay Raman, Monica Davis, Ou Socheath, and Pin Samphos for their kind visa rassistance.