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Nhu Nguyen

Nhu Nguyen is an artist and maker with interests in dance, photography, and wearable art. They worked with Ho Chi Minh City's Ballet Symphony and Orchestra (Vietnam) while pursuing their education at Vietnam’s National School of Dance and Choreography. Since their immigration to the United States in 2012, Nguyen has been working as a performer, costume designer, youth mentor, choreographer, curator, production manager, and teaching artist; partnering with multiple creative youth development organizations in the San Diego region. Nguyen was named the outstanding graduate of San Diego State University’s Dance division in 2017 and Alum to Watch in 2019. Also in 2019, Nguyen was selected to be one of three James K Sprigg scholars and became a member of the Equity and Inclusion team of the West Coast Contact Improvisation JAM (wcciJAM). Currently, their work explores the intersectionality of art-making and social justice in collaboration with youth and young adults. They are very honored to be supported by the William Male Foundation.