Meet Cambodia’s first gay dance troupe

Gold jewellery glistening, six male dancers from Cambodia’s first gay “Apsara” troupe swirl in unison on a dimly lit stage, their production a radical shake-up of a ballet form peformed by women for more than a thousand years.

Cambodia’s first gay dance troupe upends centuries of tradition

Gold jewellery glistening, six male dancers from Cambodia's first gay "Apsara" troupe swirl in unison on a dimly lit stage, their production a radical shake-up of a ballet form peformed by women for more than a thousand years.

This Indian epic unites seven different Southeast Asian countries. Sort of.

Considered one of the world's most important literary works, the Ramayana has captured the imagination of many who read or listen to the Indian epic.

How Cambodia’s 1st all-male, gay dance company is preserving tradition

In 2015, artist Prumsodun Ok formed Cambodia’s first all-male and gay-identified Khmer dance company -- in his living room.

Cambodian Masked Dance Comes to DC

The near extinct masked dance of Lakhon Khol was on display recently, thousands of miles away from its birthplace in Cambodia. A group of devoted amateurs brought the ancient dance to the Washington metropolitan. VOA Khmer's Chetra Chap reports.

Why Prumsodun Ok Founded Cambodia’s First Gay Dance Company in His Living Room

How do you respectfully preserve a dance tradition that is more than 1,000 years old while recontextualizing it for 21st-century audiences?

Art helps create social change in refugee communities, thanks to local dancer

Local Cambodian dancer receives grant award.

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