Khmer Arts is a nonprofit organization
focusing on classical Cambodian dance based in Long Beach, California and Takhmao, Cambodia.
This collection consists of 93 videorecordings of Khmer Arts Ensemble rehearsals and
performances on digital video (DV) tape and DVD.
Khmer Arts is an independent non-profit organization founded in 2002 by Sophiline Cheam
Shapiro and John Shapiro that is based in Long Beach, California, and in Takhmao, Cambodia.
In Cambodia, Khmer Arts is recognized as one of the most important centers for advanced
training in dance and the creation and presentation of new work in the classical form. Khmer
Arts is the producer of the internationally acclaimed Khmer Arts Ensemble, conducts media
projects, and in 2008 launched a research and archiving program.
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Property rights reside with the University of California. Khmer Arts and associated artists
retain copyright over all materials.
The collection is open for research. No images or videos may be reproduced from the
collection for researchers without the explicit permission of the Khmer Arts. Researchers
may not photograph any item within this collection.