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Thiane Khamvongsa

Theater director, Self-employed in Vientiane

A Theatrical Life - Telling Stories

PRESENTED ON SEP 15, 2016
IN VIENTIANE @ VOL 4

"Understanding theatre helps us to understand what it means to be human."

In A Theatrical Life - Telling Stories at PechaKucha Night Vientiane Vol. 4Thiane Khamvongsa, a Laotian playwright, director and comedian who grew up and studied in France talks about the importance of theater throughout human history and how it can positively influence our lives. 


This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, February 9th, 2017.

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From Theatre to Digital to Digital Theatre!

BY OWEN BRIERLEY
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Owen Brierley talks about his career in theatre and digital media, starting with his beginning days in improvisation and musical theater, and moving into digital media and mashups, with collaborations between artists in different mediums, and unconventional theater experiences.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 13, 2013.

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A Theatrical Journey

BY MARGARETE MAGIERA
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 31, 2016

Margarete Magiera works behind the scenes in professional theatre productions as a director and stage manager. She shares her personal story, of how she always wanted to do theatre, and the inspirations she had found in Laos.

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Statues of Vientiane - A Personal Selection

BY RUTH FOSTER
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

Strolling around Vientiane Laos, you come across many different statues, all of which have stories to tell. Ruth Foster will present a personal selection of the statues of Vientiane.

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Blissful Moments with I:cat

BY JI HYUN LIM
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

Ji Hyun Lim is a Korean artist based in Vientiane, Laos, who found solace and friendship at I:cat gallery. Her drawings are both delicate and detailed - often exploring personal snippets of her daily life. She will tell us about her personal art journey with Icat gallery.

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Celebrating Differences

BY BERNARD FRANCK
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 15, 2016

Bernard Franck offers the perspectives of the people living with impairment whom he has met over the years in his work. They are each unique, and their photos are a testament to their struggles and also our common humanity. He urges us to take a step into their life, to experience life as they may experience it. 

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The History of Telling Good Stories

BY JAIME GUTIERREZ
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 10, 2016

Storytelling is what makes us human. Jaime Gutierrez explores the methods we use to tell stories and provides examples of great storytellers throughout history.

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Swimming Laos

BY SIMON VASLET
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 02, 2017

Simon Vaslet’s touching presentation tells the story of a swimming program in Laos. He shares chocking numbers about drowning rate in the country and present the results of a very down to earth and efficient project where more than 500 children, in areas where it matters the most, learned to swim. And to keep us even more captivated, he managed to share beautiful pictures that transpire children’s pride as well as the essence and success of this swimming program.

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Paw-Chalka-Chaw

BY ANDREW SCHNEIDER
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 22, 2017

Andrew Schneider has had a storied life so far and he is happy to share his accomplishments and trgedies with us. His presentation encompasses his life as he moves from Wyoming to his new home in Northern Colorado. 

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The Top 15 Pieces of Theater that Influenced My Life

BY BILL DERRY
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 09, 2018

Bill Derry has collected programs from nearly 1000 performances! In this story he shares the 15 most influential pieces of theater --- those that most impacted his memories, emotions and thoughts. He tries to demonstrate that theater is much more than entertainment!