The acclaimed US contemporary ballet company, the Trey McIntyre Project, will begin a tour of Vietnam in the middle of May, announced the US Embassy in Hanoi on May 10.

In Hanoi, the company will perform at the Au Co Arts Theatre on May 16. They will also meet with artists from Vietnam’s Song, Dance and Music Theatre and students from the Vietnam College of Dance and visit the children at the Hanoi SOS Village .

After that, they will travel to Ho Chi Minh City, where they are scheduled to perform at the Municipal Opera House on May 18. Later they will meet with artists from the Bong Sen (Lotus) Theatre, the Arabesque Dance Troupe and the HCM City Ballet, Opera and Symphony Orchestra.

They will also visit Vietnam’s Disability Resource and Development Centre.

The Trey McIntyre Project was chosen to perform in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City by Dance Motion USA , a programme sponsored by the US Department of State and produced by the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Its aim is to share some of America ’s finest contemporary dance with other peoples around the world./.