Introducing our new work: Exquisite Noise

Exquisite Noise honours the art of assembly and protest. Choreographer Dam Van Huynh explores alternative methods of dissent…

A special thank you to our audiences

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to audiences and friends who have supported us this year.

Open Company Pro Class 11-15 Dec 2023

As Van Huynh Company completes their latest research project Exquisite Noise, we invite professional dancers to join our morning classes

New commission for HKAPA

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts has commissioned a new work titled Synthetic by Dam Van Huynh. The evening is shared with works by Eve Chan, Sang Jijia (with

Dam Van Huynh – London Live Interview

Watch this interview of Dam Van Huynh ahead of our London Premiere of Re:birth at The Place on Tuesday 14 November 2023, 7.30pm.

Re:birth a Dance Work About Beginnings

Choreographer Dam Van Huynh draws upon the words of writers, poets, activists, and his experience as a child refugee from the Vietnam war to create a choreographic work about overcoming. ...

Audition notice for a new creation

Dam Van Huynh / Van Huynh Company is looking for a performer from the Global Majority to join his company of artists to complete and premiere a new work in ...

Re:birth receives its London premiere at The Place

We are delighted to announce that we will present the London premiere of Re:birth at The Place on Tuesday 14 November 2023

In Realness at Nonsuch Studios

We will present ‘In Realness’ performed by the fabulous Tommaso Petrolo at Nonsuch Studios in Nottingham on Saturday 20 May 2023, 7.30pm.

Thank you Berlin

Berlin, you have been wunderbar, thank you! On Being Human as Praxis by Elaine Mitchener was a stunner in the gorgeous space that is Haus der Berliner Festspiele, as part ...

On Being Human As Praxis at MaerzMusik

Dam Van Huynh works with long term collaborator Elaine Mitchener to present the live premiere of On Being Human as Praxis as part of MaerzMusik 2023. Elaine brings together five ...

F-ing Good Provocation – Zine on sale now

We are proud to be part of F-ing Good Provocation and we trust this will be a milestone for a better understanding of systemic challenges faced by ESEA artists making ...

A creative year

As we turn a page on 2022, we are forever grateful to our team of artists and collaborators for their generosity, strength, creative spirit, joy, humour, friendship, resilience and can-do ...

In Realness at ufaFabrik Berlin

Christmas has come early for us… We are excited to announce that In Realness, our new solo performed by the one and only Tommaso Petrolo will receive its German Premiere

Re:birth at Lancaster Arts

We are back to Nuffield Theatre | Lancaster Arts with Re:birth on Wednesday 30 November 2022, 8pm. Last we were there was in March 2019 with DEP, more than 3

Glam – Summer Tour 2022

We are delighted to tour Glam around the UK this summer, our outdoor piece in collaboration with Etta Ermini Dance Theatre. The show was received with much acclaim in 2021

The Vietnamese Artist Challenging Social Inequalities

Choreographer Dam Van Huynh presents a new solo work, In Realness, an unflinching take on personal and global political issues

In Realness premieres 13-14 May 22

After 2 turbulent years of pandemic, Dam Van Huynh premieres a new solo made for and with company artist Tommaso Petrolo. This new creation will premiere on 13-14 May 2022 ...

Looking back

As we are about to embark on our Spring Tour of Re:birth in April, we look back on 14 years of the company, with a special thought for our performers,

Re:birth – New Creation, Spring Tour 2022

Dam Van Huynh presents his new creation for his company of seven performers. In his new work, Van Huynh draws upon the words of writers, poets, activists as an awakening

the then + the now = now time – UK Premiere

Elaine Mitchener together with her collaborator Dam Van Huynh present the UK premiere of the then + the now = now time at the Wigmore Hall

Glam premieres at Hat Fair

Etta Ermini Dance Theatre and Van Huynh Company collaborate on a new outdoor dance theatre project that will premiere on 3-4 July 2021 at Hat Fair in Winchester. GlamThe most

DEP – online event

We cannot wait to bring back DEP in the flesh… In the meantime, you can watch this film of DEP (recorded during a live performance) as part of The Arts

New creation coming soon

For our new company work, Dam Van Huynh draws upon the words of writers, poets, activists as an awakening to his displaced experience as a child refugee from the Vietnam

We are TIRED

A campaign pushing for greater racial equality in dance has been launched in response to the death of George Floyd in the USA and the Black Lives Matter protests. The

Sound Barrier: Vietnam + UK

Van Huynh Company (UK) together with MORUA (Vietnam) were awarded a British Council Connections Through Culture (CTC) grant


We would like to wish all creatives a Happy New Year. Despite all the challenges we currently face, we hope that you are all safe and as eager as us ...

Danh Tinh

‘Danh Tinh’ is the incredible story of a Vietnamese community in London and Dam Van Huynh, an internationally celebrated choreographer. The community is the elderly ‘veterans of the boat people’

On Being Human As Praxis at Donaueschinger Musiktage

Dam Van Huynh collaborates with long term collaborator Elaine Mitchener on this new commission by Donaueschinger Musiktage

the then + the now = now time at Ruhrtriennale

Wednesday 9 September 2020, 8pm at Maschinenhaus, Essen Commissioned by and first performed at Maerzmusik in 2019, Mitchener brings this work to the Ruhrtriennale Festival with her collaborator Dam Van

Dance Bridges Festival 2019

We are delighted to announce the 3rd edition of Kolkata’s (India) biennial Dance Bridges Festival. Associate Director of the Festival, Dam Van Huynh will lead a residency, creating a new

Rauschenberg Residency, Florida – USA

Dam will attend the Artist in Residence programme August 10 – September 11 2020 joined by long term collaborator Elaine Mitchener. There’s nothing in my mind before I start a

the then + the now = now time at MaerzMusik

Monday 25 March 2019, 9pm at silent green Kulturquartier Commissioned by MaerzMusik – Festival für Zeitfragen, collaborator Elaine Mitchener will premiere her new solo work the then + the now

Open Professional Class with Van Huynh Co

As Van Huynh Company embarks on a new creation, we invite dancers to join our morning classes: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 February 11, 12, 14, 15 February Time: 09:30-11:00

ĐẸP – Spring Tour 2019

Spring Tour Dates announced!

Van Huynh Co acclaimed at The Fringe

DEP by Dam Van Huynh was presented at Edinburgh Fringe Festival from 3rd until 18th August…

Sweet Tooth On Tour

SWEET TOOTH marks the culmination of five years’ research by vocalist Elaine Mitchener into our love of sugar and the historical links between the UK sugar industry and the Transatlantic

Metamorphosis Method Workshop

Van Huynh Company invites Iratxe Ansa and Igor Bacovich to deliver a week long Dance Intensive at Centre 151. Iratxe and Igor bring their internationally renown Metamorphosis Method, a physical ...

Introducing Dance Bridges Festival

We are delighted to introduce the second edition of Dance Bridges Festival. In 2016, Dam Van Huynh was appointed Co-Director of Dance Bridges Festival alongside Festival Director Vanessa Maria Mirza, ...

Beijing / Canterbury Cross-Cultural Project

In collaboration with Canterbury Christ Church University and Beijing Normal University, Van Huynh Company has launched a cross-cultural project involving students from both dance academies. The final presentation of this

Van Huynh Co Launches Weekly Pro Dance Class

Van Huynh Company launches a new Open Professional Class every Tuesday 9:00 – 10:30am at Centre 151. Class will be led by Dam Van Huynh / Guest teachers rotating on

Dam Van Huynh to present R&D for Various Stages Festival

The Various Stages Festival 2017 – produced by Mahogany Opera Group – is a showcase of musical and theatrical work in progress with presentations, talks, critical discussion and feedback sessions.

Dam Van Huynh newly appointed Artistic Director of Centre 151

We are delighted to announce our new joint venture with Centre 151 as Dam Van Huynh becomes Artistic Director of the Centre. Centre 151 – Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia supporting ...

Open Professional Class

Dam Van Huynh has developed his own methodology – based on the division of the torso – for accessing the widest range of movement. These classes invite participants to find


Dam Van Huynh is looking for dancers to research on a new work. All rehearsals will take place in London leading to informal sharings spread across the UK. Dancers will

Industrialising Intimacy on tour

Industrialising Intimacy is the brainchild of respected vocal artist Elaine Mitchener in collaboration with Dam Van Huynh, pioneer of computer music - composer George Lewis and renowned sound artist, writer ...

Of Leonardo da Vinci at Ultima Festival

Dam makes his operatic directorial debut through a unique collaboration with established Vocalist Elaine Mitchener. Of Leonardo da Vinci is the fruit of a collaboration between improv legend, sound artist and

Three Week Residency in Kolkata

Between 15th July and 5th August, Dam will lead a three week intensive research in Kolkata with local artists resulting in a new creation. This new work will be presented

Đẹp praised at Gdansk Dance Festival

Đẹp interpreted by Ieva Navickaite was received with much acclaim in Gdansk. It was the second time Đẹp was presented in Poland. This solo explores themes of death and rebirth,

Company Class with Dam Van Huynh

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 April, 10:00-11:30 Location: VLC Centre, 151 Whiston Road, London E2 8BN Dam Van Huynh has developed his own methodology – based on the division of

Movement Workshop at The Black-E

Friday 17 April, 10:30-12:30 Sign in at 10:00 Location: The Black-E, 1 Great George Street, Liverpool L1 5EW

Movement Workshop at Rich Mix

If you wish to get an insight into the Company’s work, come join us for this Workshop! Sunday 25 January, 10:30-12:30 Sign in at 10:00 Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal

Đẹp receives First Prize at Zawirowania Dance Competition

We’re thrilled to share with you that Đẹp – Dam’s new solo work – received the First Prize at Warsaw Zawirowania International Dance Festival! A HUGE thank you to Ieva

Solo Đẹp presented in London

Dam will present a new solo on Thursday 6 November at St Georges’ Bloomsbury in London as part of Nexus. Nexus is held on the first Thursday of each month,

Dam receives a Grant for the Arts

We would like to deeply thank Arts Council England for their continuous support. Dam was awarded a second Grant for the arts to complete his latest trio: Gesundheit! The first

Collaboration with Elaine Mitchener presented at Lab 451

Vocalist Elaine Mitchener develops new work – Neither Gudgeons nor Capooses – in collaboration with Dam Van Huynh. The work was first presented at the invitation of Prof. David Toop’s Archive Breathing event at

Winding-Twist in Covent Garden with Big Dance Bus

We are proud to be part of BIG DANCE this year with our duet for Jannick and Moshood: Winding-Twist Catch their performance at Big Dance Buson Tuesday 8th July in Covent Gardenapproximately between 1-4pm.

New Solo premiering in Angers

We are traveling to France this summer to premiere a new solo work at the WDA Global Summit in Angers. The Summit is presented by the World Dance Alliance whose mission is to

New work for Intoto Dance

Dam was commissioned by London Studio Centre to create a new work on INTOTO Dance. In its 22 year history, INTOTO has been committed to supporting emerging choreographers, as well as commissioning work from established figures in

A Darker Shade of Fado: Collaboration with Nuno Silva

Nuno Silva invites Dam to collaborate on his new show, touring April to June. Nuno Silva returns once again to the fado blues of Portugal in his own show A

Discovery Showcased in Ho Chi Minh City

We are pleased to announce our upcoming sharing taking place on Friday 24 January, 6.30pm at Lệ Thanh Theatre - 25 Phan Phú Tiên district 5- HCMC in Vietnam. DISCOVERY ...


Van Huynh Company would like to wish you a Happy New Year and thank you again for your continuous support. Bring on 2014!

Collaboration with dance artists in Vietnam

We are glad to announce that Dam has been awarded a grant from Arts Council England and the British Council as part of their Artists’ International Development Fund to lead a research project in collaboration with Arabesque

Performing for the Royal Family

On Tuesday 19th November Winding-Twist was performed in front of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at an event hosted by Only Connect. Winding-Twist - performed by dancers from Dance United - was created as a ...

Choreographic Lab with Dam

Check out this opportunity for dancers and non dancers to participate in a Choreographic Lab with Dam as part of Dance United‘s project pilot in the field of mental health. Apply before Friday

Artscross London 2013

Dam will take part in ArtsCross London 2013 with the support of Step Out Arts. ArtsCross is a performance research project bringing together artists and academics from Beijing Dance Academy, Taipei University of the Arts and from

Groovething at Palacio de Bellas Artes

The National Company of Mexico – CEPRODAC – will present Dam’s latest creation for the company at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. It is a real honour for us to show

Winding-Twist at Rich Mix

Moshood Ibrahim and Jannick Moth will perform Winding-Twist at Rich Mix as part of Shoreditch Youth Dance’s showcase. Come to support them! Friday 26 July, 7.30pm Booking: Tickets: £10/£5

Gesundheit! at Rich Mix

Van Huynh Company is glad to invite you to our upcoming showing: Gesundheit! Rich Mix Friday 7 June, 7.30pm A visceral dance and virtuosic vocal performance. "Dam Van Huynh's choreographic language ...

Gesundheit! – a new Trio

Dam is currently creating a new work for his company. Gesundheit! is an exciting new venture involving two dancers and a vocalist. The work will be presented in three different venues

Groovething commissioned by National Company of Mexico

Dam is currently creating a new work for the National Company of Mexico - CEPRODAC (Centro de Producción de Danza Contemporánea). Groovething will premiere on Thursday 14 February at Teatro de la Danza - Centro Cultural ...

Greetings 2013

Van Huynh Company wishes you a Happy New Year 2013 and looks forward to meeting you again through our upcoming projects. Watch this space!

A Holding Place with Dance United

Thank you to Dance United, the dancers and all the people involved in A Holding Space at The Place. It was a great pleasure to work with you all and

Marsquake at The Place

Dam will present his latest work for Dance United’s Performance Company next Saturday 20 and Monday 22 October 2012, 8pm at The Place. There will also be a matinee on Monday 22 October, 2pm. Dam’s new creation will

Gechett to premiere in Plymouth

We are delighted to announce the premiere of Dam’s latest creation for dancers Junaid Jemal Sendi and Addisu Demissie from Adugna Dance Companynext Wednesday 19 September at Plymouth University. This is our second collaboration with Adugna Dance Company after the

Dam Van Huynh appointed Dance United first Associate Artist

Van Huynh Company is excited to announce the new association between Dam Van Huynh and Dance United. It is a crucial moment for us as this association will allow Dam Van Huynh and Van Huynh Company to keep

Now Illuminated in Taiwan

Now Illuminated, Dam’s latest commission by The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts – HKAPA will be performed on 19th July in Taipei. This performance is part of a full programme by HKAPAincluded in the 2012


A HUGE thank you to the dancers, rehearsal director, composer, designers, technical team, Unlock Dancing Plaza, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and all of you who

Mooring: a collaboration with Unlock Dancing Plaza

Dam Van Huynh was commissioned by Unlock Dancing Plaza to create a full evening of dance in Hong Kong. This exciting collaboration brings together dancers from Unlock Dancing Plaza and from the Hong Kong Academy for ...

Now Illuminated by the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

We are glad to announce Dam Van Huynh‘s last commission for The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as part of his residency. The new work is entitled Now Illuminatedand it will be performed

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival

Van Huynh Company would like to thank M1 Singapore Fringe Festival and the Singapore audience for their warm welcome. We hope we will meet again really soon!

Greetings 2012

Van Huynh Company wishes you a Happy New Year! We are hoping to see you at our next performance in Singapore. Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 February 2012, 8pm M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2012 Esplanade

Unexpectedly Here and Dance United

Thank you very much to Dance United‘s team and dancers for the superb performance they presented at Lilian Baylis Studio. It was a great pleasure to be part of this adventure!

Unexpectedly Here at Lillian Baylis Studio

UNEXPECTEDLY HERE AT LILIAN BAYLIS STUDIO After a two week intensive rehearsal period in London with Dance United’s Performance Company, the dancers will give a final showing at Lilian Baylis Studio – Sadler’s

Busan International Dance Festival

Van Huynh Company would like to thank Busan International Dance Festival for their invitation to the Edition 2011. As well, thank you to our dancers for their hard work and great performance!