Khmer Shadow Theater is divided into two forms: Sbeik Thom and Sbeik Toot. While Sbeik Thom uses big puppets that are actually depicting a character in the story, Sbeik Toot uses small articulate puppets.
The black leather puppets are held either in front of a light source or behind a screen to create a shadow or silhouette effect. As compared to Sbeik Toot, Sbeik Thom is more unique and more formal. Sbeik Thom required a pin peat orchestra and narration, so the puppeteers are silent while moving the panels with dance-like movements. Sbeik Toot often presents stories of heroes, adventures, loves and battles, optional orchestra, the puppeteers often do the narration.
Classical Dance which includes famous "Apsara Dance" will surely fascinate tourists' eyes. Apsara Dance reflects one of the origin myths in Cambodia since the Age of Angkor.
Lakhon Khol is another form of Khmer dance which performed by male wearing masks, featuring enactment of the Reamker. Lakhon Khol is one kind of performing arts of the Cambodian Court of Oudong.
Folk Dance is extremely popular in Cambodia. Built up in the 20th century, fold dance focuses on various cultural traditions and ethnic groups of Cambodia.