Prumsodun Ok

Cambodian classical dance

Prumsodun performing as Prince Vorachhun, princely manifestation of the earth during the World Festival of Sacred Music in 2008; Prumsodun as Neang Sovann Atmani from his original work, "Robam Lom Arom."ACTA’s Apprenticeship Program, with is sister and apprentice Khannia Ok.  The apprenticeship focused on developing Khannia’s abilities as a solo performer through the intensive study of Robam Apsara and Robam Tiyae, two pieces of traditional choreography.

As a participant in ACTA’s Traditional Arts Development Program in 2009, Prumsodun worked with master Cambodian classical dancer and choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro on the commission and production of a costume for his dance work, Robam Teveateasei (Peavani Voleak).

Prumsodun participated in ACTA’s Apprentice Program in 2007, as an apprentice to master Cambodian classical dancer and choreographer Charya Burt.

Prumsodun has also been a featured artist and speaker as part of ACTA’s Traditional Arts Roundtable Series.



Master Cambodian classical dancer Prumsodun Ok sets his original work, Robam Teveateasei (Peavanea Voleak), on his sister and apprentice Khannia Ok.  Photo: Stephane Janin

Master Cambodian dancer Prumsodun Ok (left) and his sister and 2011 apprentice Khannia Ok.  Photo: Russell Rodriguez

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