Travel through the story of Cambodia’s golden era, tragic past and exciting future through dance and film.

Come Back Brighter is an hour long performance show that celebrates Cambodia’s arts scene and narrates the country’s journey from the swinging sixties and Khmer Rogue regime to the present day.
The hour long show features:
  • Blessing Dance – beautiful Apsara performance
  • The Royal Film – moving documentary about one family’s will to support the arts
  • Show-stopping performance of contemporary dance
  • Archive film footage and narration of Cambodia’s history from 1960 – present day


Asia Life

“Nothing short of an astounding and moving experience for the viewer”

Phnom Penh Post

Featured in

Phnom Penh Post
The Cambodia Daily

Saturday evening

1st December 2018 – 30th March 2017

Doors open at 7pm and show starts at 7:30pm


Adults $10, Children $7

or call our ticket hotline: +855 (0) 11 281 581

(We speak English & Khmer)

Concessions available for Cambodians

Online booking subject to additional admin fee

payable in USD or KHR

Group Bookings

Do you have a tour group, school group or are you planning a staff retreat?

Contact Project Manager, Hayley for more details on group discounts.


The Come Back Brighter performance piece was created by emerging Khmer Choreographer, Nim Narim.

Epic Encounters are an Inclusive Contemporary Dance Company, a team of talented Cambodian dancers some of whom happen to have a disability. Epic Encounters are a social enterprise, proceeds from their workshops & performances help to fund Epic Arts’ work.

Come Back Brighter was initially funded by Arts Council England to tour the UK in 2014/2015 before returning for an 11 week run in the dancers hometown of Kampot in 2016.

Come Back Brighter

Supported by

Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors for supporting the production of the Come Back Brighter show

Gold Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

In-Kind Support

Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Fine Arts and Culture

Ministry of Fine Arts and Culture

Find the show here at The Old Royal Cinema, Kampot, Cambodia

The Old Royal Cinema