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Nguyen graduated with distinction from the Vietnamese Dance College and received a full scholarship from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He has been choreographing professionally since 2002

Won third prize in the Vietnamese National Dance Competition in 2002, New British Choreography Bonnie Bird Award in 2005 as well as Spotlight Award at the UK Critics’ Circle Dance Awards (Outstanding Male Artist) in 2008

Appointed resident choreographer with Union Dance Company in 2007, and became rehearsal director of Henry Oguike Dance Company in 2011

Nguyen has worked with the Vietnamese Opera Theatre, Les Ballets Persans, and Wayne McGregor Random Dance among others




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Cham’s Soul

Cham’s Soul premiered in 2006 to critical acclaim, reaching the semifinal of The Place Prize dance award. In this piece, Nguyen drew inspiration from ancient Vietnamese Cham sculpture, revealing strength, beauty and mysticism – the spirit and life within.