Category Archives: Phon Sopheap

Flashback on the Platform’s 5th edition – Monkey’s Mask II (MMII)

Remember the two evenings of Contemporary Dance Platform this November? Check those snapshots of Monkey’s Mask II, choreographed by Phon Sopheap. Monkey’s Mask II is about the relationship between Sopheap and his spiritual dance master. Sopheap would like to explore how both dancer and … Continue reading

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A new piece…?

Choreographer Emmanuèle Phuon (who created Khmeropédies I, II and III) arrived back in Phnom Penh last week to start working with some of our dancers on a new dance project. In this blog she briefly explains the new project. That’s right! … Continue reading

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A Contemporary Dance Platform – Dr Sal Murgiyanto

Dr Sal Murgiyanto is a dance critic and associate professor at the Graduate School, Jakarta Institute of the Arts. He trained in classical Javanese dance, performing with Sendratari Ramayana Prambanan (1962-72) and Sardono Dance Theatre (1969-74) before making the transition into dance … Continue reading

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Meet the choreographer – Emmanuèle Phuon

Emmanuèle Phuon is French-Cambodian and lives in Brussels, Belgium. She began her dance training with the Royal Ballet of Cambodia at age five. In 1975 she moved to Bangkok with her mother where she lived until she was 16. At … Continue reading

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Khmeropédies III: Source/Primate in rehearsal again

by Emmanuèle Phuon What a pleasure to be back in Phnom Penh and in a rehearsal space with the Amrita dancers! We are preparing for our Singapore appearance next week and the last time we saw each other was in … Continue reading

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Mahabharata

Amrita recently completed Mahabharata; a new production in partnership with the Hiroshi Koike Bridge Project. Four Amrita artists collaborated with artists from Japan and Malaysia to develop a dance theater piece based on this sacred Indian text.  Maharabhata premiered in … Continue reading

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Mahabharata (continued-flier)

Performance “Mahabharata” will be presented on Friday & Saturday 12th & 13th July 2013 at 6.30pm at the Department of Performing Arts. Learn more of this work at http://kikhmahabharata.blogspot.jp BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW. Click here for direction to Department of Performing Arts.

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