University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: David A. Feingold

The Play of the Gods

A Photo-Essay on Khmer Dance Training

By: David A. Feingold

David Feingold has watched the revival of Khmer dance over the past nine years, seeing students start to regain the mastery he found thirty-four years ago when he accidentally wandered into the Royal Dance School in Phnom Penh. These photographs were taken between 1986 and 1994. The themes and forms of Khmer “classical” dance have […]