Discussion on Apsara Mera ballet: Khmer dance project, 2010-01-06Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
NamesPrum Mésa (Videographer)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Director)Norodom Buppha Devi, Princess of Cambodia (1943-2019) (Interviewee)Proeung Chhieng (Interviewee)Nhieim Darith (Interviewee)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Interviewee)Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Editor of a moving image work)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Translator)Foelster, Jacqueline (Translator)Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Khmer Dance Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2010
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1308
TopicsDance -- CambodiaBallet -- CambodiaNorodom Buppha Devi, Princess of Cambodia -- InterviewsProeung Chhieng -- InterviewsNhieim Darith -- InterviewsNut, Suppya -- InterviewsCasting (Performing arts)Apsara Mera (Choreographic work)
NotesFunding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.Date: Copyright date: 2012Biographical/historical: Funded by a grant from the Anne Hendricks Bass Foundation, the KDP began in 2008 when the Center for Khmer Studies partnered with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division to interview and film the three generations of artists - including dancers, musicians and singers, as well as embroiderers and dressers - who kept dance alive during and in the wake of the Khmer Rouge regime.Creation/production credits: Recorded by Bophana Audiovisual Resources Center; cameraman, Prum Mesa; sound engineer, Sea Vissal; editors, Koh Rathany, Suppya Nut; translators, Suppya Nut, Jacqueline Foelster; director, Khmer Dance Project, Suppya Nut.Venue: Recorded 6 January 2010 HRH Princess Norodom Buppha Devi's home, Cambodia.Acquisition: A production of the Khmer Dance Project, initiated by the Center for Khmer Studies in partnership with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library, with a grant from the Anne Hendricks Bass Foundation.Language: Khmer, with English titles, credits, and subtitles.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (35 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionPrincess Norodom Buppha Devi, Proeung Chhieng, Nhieim Darith, and Suppya Nut discuss preparations for the ballet Apsara Mera, including scenes, structure, plot, characters, effects, and the casting of dancers.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972581Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af3d6b20-352a-0131-1e33-3c075448cc4b
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