The last performance: the Royal Lao Classical Dance Troupe
NamesKounlavong, Eckeo (Speaker)Milly, Bounlieng (Speaker)Royal Lao Classical Dance Troupe (Performer)National Council for the Traditional Arts (Presenter)Apsara Productions (Production company)Kounlavong, Eckeo (Choreographer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1983-06
Table of ContentsChampa Lao (Flower dance), perf. by female ensemble. - Fon ling (Monkey dance), perf. by masked male soloist. - Kinnaly [mythical creature, half-bird, half-woman] dance, perf. by female ensemble. - Lao sieng thien (Candle dance), perf. by female ensemble. - Fon lai (Sword dance), perf. by male ensemble. - Lao houm phao (The United Lao dance), perf. by female ensemble. - Between the dances, Bounlieng Milly, the troupe's coordinator, and its choreographer Eckeo Kounlavong talk about the traditions and background of the troupe, and its experiences since the dissolution of the Laotian kingdom.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7953Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1595 (former)
TopicsDance -- LaosSword-danceMusical instruments -- Laos
GenresTelevision programsFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesVenue: Recorded at Bullet Recording, Nashville, Tennessee, on June 25 and 26, 1983.Creation/production credits: Choreography: Eckeo Kounlavong. Lighting: Napoleon Batts.Performers: Performed by the Royal Lao Classical Dance Troupe.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Creation/production credits: Presented by the National Council for the Traditional Arts and Apsara Productions. Director: Jan B. Daniel. Produced by Apsara Productions.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (51 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY896028618-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167511Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 828e4ff0-7c66-0135-e405-7b2f4c94593e
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