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About The Khmer Dance Project

Even though Royal Khmer dance is known worldwide and has recently been recognized through the Royal Ballet of Cambodia by UNESCO, no systematic inventory of all the facets of this art form has yet been undertaken. The task of collecting resources is ever more urgent as old master dancers disappear, one after the other. The Khmer Dance Project, funded by Anne H. Bass and in collaboration with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division (JRDD) of the Library of the Performing Arts (LPA) of the New York Public Library (NYPL), has taken on this vital project. Continue reading

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