Review: Re:birth at The Place

★★★★★ "This is a performance which pushes at the boundaries of what dance can be, and there is a thrilling sense of danger in the way the cast (...) allow their bodies to twist and turn with abandon."

Re:Birth-The Van Huynh Company

"it is simply theatrical anarchism in its most beautiful form."

Dam Van Huynh on work Re:birth

“Everything about my existence – the fact that I’m speaking through the form of dance and making artwork – is all political because I come from a displacement due to political implications."

Re:birth: Choreographer Dam Van Huynh speaks about finding hope in difficult times

"I think the most important lesson I have learnt through the years is the notion of narrative and re-narrative. To be able to find and narrate my own path and story rather than let others define me, has helped me to liberate my creative thinking, giving me a wider scope of approaches towards making work that interests me (...)"

Dam Van Huynh – Interview

Dam Van Huynh is interviewed on TV by London Live ahead of the London Premiere of Re:birth at The Place.

Dam Van Huynh, In Realness, Rich Mix

"The voice is a physical organ that sits somewhere between mind and body; Van Huynh choreographs for both with such force that Petrolo’s performance is exhausting and uplifting at the same time (...)"

Raw and fearless: Dam Van Huynh’s In Realness

"An exploration of resistance, queer sexuality, and gender politics performed with impressive range and energy by Tommaso Petrolo"

In Realness by Van Huynh Company | review

"A solo performed by Tommaso Petrolo and choreographed by Dam Van Huynh, a highly captivating, emotional and explicit work that challenges how we situate ourselves within(out) our society.”

Vietnamese choreographer Dam Van Huynh talks about his new work In Realness

"As a queer Vietnamese artist, I began the work commenting on gender politics and sexuality but as the work developed it became a larger symbol for inequality experienced by many other groups. I reflected further upon this with the understanding that gathering voices through the piece is to acknowledge the importance of strength in unity when faced with inequality."

Edinburgh fringe dance: Dep – review

★★★★ "We, and the dancers, are forcefully confronted with our frailty, but also, ultimately, with our capacity for regeneration. Life goes on."