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Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-27

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Title
Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-27
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Names
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Nut, Suppya (Director)
Theay, Em (Interviewee)
Hun Pen (Interviewer)
Nut, Suppya (Interviewer)
Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Collection

Khmer Dance Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1279
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Ballet -- Cambodia
Dance -- Study and teaching
Dancers
Theay, Em -- Interviews
Genres
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Notes
Funding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.
Date: Copyright date: 2012
Venue: Recorded 27 March 2008 Em Theay's house, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Acquisition: Khmer Dance Project is a program created by Anne H. Bass in conjunction with the Center for Khmer Studies and the Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Language: Khmer, with English titles, credits, and subtitles.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (48 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
The tape opens with brief footage of the exterior of Em Theay's house. During the interview Em Theay and Hun Pen look at old photographs and she identifies dancers in them. She speaks about Sar, a teacher of the White Monkey role; about her training in singing and dancing; working as a servant in the Royal Palace; being evacuated under the Khmer Rouge. She shows the books of songs she saved through the Khmer Rouge period. She sings several songs. She talks about how she learned to sing, and how she teaches songs; the loss of songs from the past; musical scores; male and female singers. She discusses various songs, dance gestures that are in danger of being forgotten, and ballets that should be revived.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Central Khmer
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19948479
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9abd6160-0821-0131-6222-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 2008: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-27" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd47ac60-0380-0131-89b6-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-27" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 26, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd47ac60-0380-0131-89b6-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008). Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-27 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd47ac60-0380-0131-89b6-3c075448cc4b

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Interview with Em Theay, 2008-03-27