Interview with Soeur Thavarak: Khmer dance project, 2009-12-24Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
NamesPrum Mésa (Videographer)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Director)Soeur Thavarak (Interviewee)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Interviewer)Sea Vissal (Sound designer)Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Editor of a moving image work)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Translator)Rhodes, Gillian (Translator)Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Khmer Dance Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2009
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1285
TopicsDance -- CambodiaBallet -- CambodiaDance -- Study and teachingDancersSoeur Thavarak -- Interviews
GenresInterviewsFilmed danceFilmed performances
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, Gillian Rhodes; director, Khmer Dance Project, Suppya Nut. Venue: Recorded 24 December 2009 Chaktomukh Theatre, Phnom Penh, 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) (24 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.Subtitles begin at ca. 19 min. into the recording.
DescriptionStudents rehearse Khol Theatre under the instruction of teacher Soeur Thavarak. Soeur Thavarak speaks to the students about qualities of artistry in performance, and about how they should prepare for their final examination in dance.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19952569Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a329bc40-352b-0131-44a9-3c075448cc4b
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