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Rady Nget’s 7-month US residency

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 … Continue reading

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Amrita’s Production Coordinator in New York City

Our Production Coordinator, Bunny Hourt, is currently in a two-month production stage management residency with the international acclaimed New York based dance company, Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG). This residency has been made possible through a grant from the Asian … Continue reading

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Chy Ratana The Choreographer

Chy Ratana (Leak) comes from a family of artists and therefore considered studying dance as natural. He graduated from the Secondary School of Fine Arts with a Baccalaureate in 2000, specializing in the monkey role of Lakhaon Khaol (Cambodian classical male … Continue reading

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Chey Chankethya The Choreographer

Chey Chankethya (Kethya) started off her career touring nationally and internationally with the Royal Ballet of Cambodia under the direction of HRH Norodom Buppha Devi. In 2006 Kethya began working with Amrita as an artist and was introduced to contemporary … Continue reading

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The Terrace of the Leper King – Flashback

“It was very tiring as we were playing many roles (monkey, shadow puppetry, peacock dance, traditional music etc) Sometimes we will go backstage and take a nap between two roles. We even performed twice a day at times. There was no … Continue reading

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Our Artistic Director in her latest artistic collaboration – Soil

Our Artistic Director Chey Chankethya just finished her series of showcases held at the University of Iowa for her latest collaboration Soil, an intercultural dance theater trio conceived and directed by Michael Sakamoto. The piece is co-written and co-choreographed with the performers: Cambodian classical … Continue reading

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Persephone – what are our artists originally trained in?

សិល្បករខ្មែរ ៤ រូបនៅប្រទេសបារាំង ដើម្បីហាត់សម និងសម្ដែង ដែលនៅក្រោមការដឹកនាំរបស់លោក Peter Sellars ដែលជាផ្នែកមួយនៃការសម្ដែងស្នាដៃ Iolanta/Persephone​ ក្នុងមហោស្រព Festival Lyrique d’Aix en Provence។ ទម្រង់សិល្បៈនេះមានលក្ខណៈខុសគ្នាពីអ្វី ដែលសិល្បកររបស់យើងបានធ្លាប់ហ្វឹកហាត់នៅ អម្រឹតា។ ត្រលប់មើលទៅក្រោយវិញ និងស្វែងយល់អំពីប្រវត្តិរូបរបស់ពួកគាត់ មុនពេលពួកគាត់ឈានចូលក្នុងសិល្បៈរបាំសហសម័យ និងទម្រង់សិល្បៈអន្ដរជាតិជាច្រើនផ្សេងទៀត៖ * សំ សត្យា បានហ្វឹកហាត់ក្នុងទម្រង់សិល្បៈរបាំបុរាណ។ *​ ណម ណារីម មកពីត្រកូលគ្រួសារនៃអ្នករបាំបុរាណខ្មែរ។ ណារីម បានហ្វឹកហាត់ក្នុងទម្រង់សិល្បៈរបាំបុរាណ។ * ជុំវណ្ណ សូដាជីវី (ប៊ែល) បានហ្វឹកហាត់ក្នុងទម្រង់សិល្បៈរបាំបុរាណខ្មែរ ប៉ុន្តែគាត់ថែមទាំងស្ទាត់ជំនាញក្នុងរបាំប្រពៃណីខ្មែរ និងល្ខោនស្បែកផងដែរ។ … Continue reading

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