Learn about Buddhism through dance with award-winning Cambodian choreographer Sophiline Cheam-Shapiro, along with principal dancers from her Sophiline Arts Ensemble in Phnom Penh. Watch as the ensemble performs four traditional and contemporary dances based on themes of Cambodian Buddhism, dramatizing Buddhist practices of the Noble Eightfold Path and the concepts of right blessings, conduct, speech, and mindfulness. Joining her for this performance are dancers Mot Pharan, Rin Sreyleak, Sao Phirom, and Sot Sovanndy.
This performance is presented in conjunction with “Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia”. Lead Sponsor: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation