ABOUT LUNE PRODUCTION

Lune Production was established in Saigon, Vietnam, in 2012, under Square Group Investment Holding.

With the vision to be come an excellent entertainment corporation that inspires Vietnamese cultural values to the world, Lune Production focuses on researching, developing, creating, and promoting quality Vietnamese cultural entertainment products. The company has had the honor to work with many internationally renowned artists, known for their talents and integrity. Back to Vietnam with background from established organizations such as Cirque du Soleil, they come together at Lune Production, sharing the passion and dreams of upholding Vietnamese cultural heritage through performances and other forms of arts.

Under Lune Production, Lang Pho Joint Stock Company was founded back in 2012 to specialize in managing and developing Lune Production’s assets.

Ever since, Lune Production’s four key spectacles, naming A O Show, Lang Toi - My Village, Teh Dar and The Mist, have inspired and received much love and critical acclaim from both local and international audience while performing at the Saigon Opera House, Hanoi Opera House, Vietnam Tuong Theater, as well as during the world tour of Lang Toi and A O Show throughout the past few years.

With steady business growth, Lune Production expanded its network to Hanoi, tapping on a market with great potential for cultural products of high quality. The result is Lang Toi - My Village settling in at two of the most notable theaters in Hanoi: Hanoi Opera House and Vietnam Tuong Theater. Performing at these two historic and culturally rich theaters, Lang Toi has grown to become the No. 1 performance in Hanoi on Trip Advisor, getting much love and critical acclaim from both local and international audience visiting the city.

Beside expanding in business scale, Lune Production constantly keeps the commitment on research, creativity and quality of service. This promises an exciting future with more inspiring cultural entertainment products to come.

2009
Lang Toi - My Village began the first world tour from 2009 to 2012.
2012
Lune Production established.
02/2013
A O Show debuted at Saigon Opera House.
03/2014
Lang Toi - My Village began exclusive performance at Saigon Opera House.
09/2014
The Mist began exclusive performance at Saigon Opera House.
10/2014
The Mist toured US.
06/2015
A O Show begins its 3-year Europe tour from 2015 to 2017.
07/2016
Lang Toi - My Village began exclusive performance at Hanoi Opera House.
08/2016
Teh Dar debuted at Saigon Opera House.
02/2017
A O Show toured Australia at Perth International Art Festival 2017.
05/2017
Vietnam Tuong Theater opens as 2nd venue, marking the expansion of Lang Toi - My Village's performance in Hanoi.

 

THE PEOPLE BEHIND LUNE PRODUCTION

Vo Thanh Trung

Vo Thanh Trung

CHAIRMAN OF SQUARE GROUP

The visionary and achiever Vo Thanh Trung, as one of the founders, has developed Square Group to be one of the largest independent communications group in Vietnam. Square Group has multiplied into 10 companies over the past 10 years, offering services and products in Communications, Events, Digital and Entertainment.

 

With his sharp business vision, Trung realizes the potential of Vietnamese cultural entertainment. Establishing Lune Production, he believes that the beauty of Vietnamese culture should be shared and appreciated.

Tuan Le

SHOW DIRECTOR OF A O SHOW, TEH DAR, LANG TOI

The talented Tuan Le is a world class juggling artist, choreographer, and show director. Tuan Le started as a juggling artist and has earned many recognitions and awards in Germany, where he lived since the age of 14. He is also the first and only Vietnamese artist to work with Cirque du Soleil as a solo artist. Tuan Le has also directed several great shows for Teatro Zinzanni and Cirque du Soleil.

 

Lang Toi, A O Show and Teh Dar are his most important works that embody Vietnamese culture.

Tuan Le
Nguyen Nhat Ly

Nguyen Nhat Ly

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF A O SHOW, LANG TOI, TEH DAR, THE MIST

Nhat Ly was born in France, while spending his childhood in Vietnam. He holds a Bachelor Degree of Music from Paris VIII University.

 

Ly was one of the two founders and first president, who created Art Ensemble, an organization which educates Asian children about traditional music.

 

Nhat Ly brought to A O Show, Lang Toi, Teh Dar and The Mist the mesmerizing sounds of both traditional and contemporary musical instruments, performed live by talented musicians.

Nguyen Lan Maurice

TRAINING DIRECTOR OF A O SHOW, TEH DAR, LANG TOI

Nhat Ly's brother, Nguyen Lan Maurice has strong circus background and establishment. He was trained in the National Circus School in Vietnam and performed for Cirque Plume in France. He then became the artistic director of circus school Arc en Cirque in Chambéry, France.

 

As a training director, Nguyen Lan is in the quest of creating arts from scratch. His mission is to work with artists, ‘brainwash’ them from their habits and routines of the past - then nurture their creativity, arts sense, and innovation.

Nguyen Lan Maurice
Nguyen Tan Loc

Nguyen Tan Loc

CHOREOGRAPHER OF A O SHOW, LANG TOI AND SHOW DIRECTOR OF THE MIST

After studying in Japan with a scholarship from Fujisato Ballet School in Tokyo, Tan Loc founded Arabesque dance studio. With the aspiration to develop a contemporary dance language of its own, Arabesque combines contemporary dance aesthetics and classic ballet. ‘The Mist’ is one of their artistic and culturally rich productions.

 

Joining A O Show and The Mist team, Tan Loc enhance the shows’ visual language through contemporary dance and artistic installation. His latest choreographic work is for Toruk, an Avatar inspired production of Cirque du Soleil.

Nguyen Ngoc Anh

CHOREOGRAPHER OF THE MIST 

Winning a scholarship from Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts, Ngoc Anh later worked with the Vietnamese Opera Theatre, Hong Kong/ New York Dance Company, Les Ballets Persans, Random Dance, and Phoenix Dance Theatre.

 

In 2008, Ngoc Anh won the Spotlight Award at the prestigious Critics' Circle Dance Awards as outstanding male artist.

 

He was also one of the six choreographers who created the hugely successful show for English National Ballet’s department called “Swanning Around” in June 2010.

 

Nguyen Ngoc Anh

Shows by city

A O ShowA O Show

A O Show

A vivid portrait of Vietnam in urbanization time, painted with unique stage visuals and a touch of humor.

The name ‘A O’ derives from ‘Lang Pho’, which means ‘village and city’. The show depicts the charming beauty and cultural richness of Vietnamese life in the countryside, in contrast with the nation’s racing urbanization. The show is a unique mix of bamboo cirque, acrobatic acts, contemporary dance, and theatrical visual art. The live music echoes Vietnamese Southern work songs. All in all, this beautiful blend of genres creates a unique stage language, which well captures the essence of Vietnam’s fascinating culture.  

Lang Toi - My Village

The poetic beauty of Vietnamese village life, recreated using iconic bamboo, breathtaking cirque and exotic live music.

Lang Toi (My Village) is a delicate merge of tradition and innovation, where poetic beauty of Northern Vietnam’s village life is presented under new cirque approach. Farming, building activities, traditional games, lifestyle of Northern villagers are recreated by ancestral bamboo props, breath-taking cirque and acrobatics, rhythmic dance, to distinct folk music from more than 20 musical instruments. 

Lang Toi - My VillageLang Toi - My Village
Teh DarTeh Dar

Teh Dar

Embodiment of vigorous Vietnamese tribes culture thru cirque, dance, music from tribal instruments.

Teh Dar invites audience on a venture into the enchanting world of Vietnamese highlanders. Wild animal hunts, moonlit romance, jungle's tales of death and reincarnation, are all recreated with stunning bamboo cirque, daring acrobatics, and hypnotizing melody from exotic tribal instruments certified cultural heritage by UNESCO. Meaning ‘going in circle’ in the highland tribe K'ho's tongue, Teh Dar embrace and preserve beautiful and diverse Vietnamese tribal cultures. As the artists keep inspiring, the circle of tribal life keeps going, the cultures shall remain.  

The mist

The essence of Southern farmers’ life expressed in sensual contemporary dance language.

The Mist tells a story Southern Vietnamese farming life, expressed through neo-classic and contemporary dance by skilled artists. Using rice cultivation as a metaphor to appreciate farmers’ dedication, from their misty dawn on the fields, their hardship and will power to rise up from humble muddy soil, to brace storms, to the moment they arrive joyously like shining pearls at harvest. The Mist is an hour of emotions, with myriad ups and downs, painted by sensational live music, splendid visuals, and colorful lighting effects.

The mistThe mist

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