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Theatre & Dance

Asa Trinh-Smith

Lecturer in Dance

B.A., - Hanoi Institute of Theatre and Cinema, 1984

M.F.A. - Hanoi Cultural University, 1985

Professional Experience

Instructor of Professional Dance – National Dance Company of Vietnam

Professional dancer in Vietnam, 1975-1987, toured the World performing as a representative of the Vietnamese Government

Instructor of Asian Dance – Vietnamese American Community Center, Washington, DC

Performer, J.F. Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, 2004 & 2005

Performer, Sacramento’s Flor Y Canto Festival, 2004

Performer, Vietnamese Ballet on tour in Russia, Kazakhstan, & Thailand

Courses Taught


  • Ballet I TTH 4:00-5:15PM
  • Ballet II TTH 10:00-11:15AM
  • Modern Dance I TTH 2:30-3:45PM