Love, Obsession, Revenge (LOR) as a Bridge between Cultural Diversity: The Case Study of Thai and Canadian Cultures


  • Nawarit Rittiyotee Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University
  • Vijjuta Vudhaditya Chulalongkorn University


Lilit Pra Lor, Cultural diversity, Management system, Stage performance


          Cultural diversity is a basic understanding for management system, especially performing arts. Further to drive success and effectiveness in management system, understanding in
cultural diversity encourage people for aesthetic understanding and learning. This research
deployed grounded-theory methodology to study the “Love, Obsession, Revenge” adapted from “Lilit Pra Lor” a Thai dance as a bridge to fill the cultural gap between Thai and Canadian cultures. Experiential evidences under a project so-called The “Love, Obsession, Revenge” Thai dance collaborated by the Department of Performing Arts, Bangkok University and the Embassy of
Canada and performed at the Simon Fraser & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, Simon Fraser University, Canada was applied. The results of the study revealed that “Love, Obsession,
Revenge” was a good performing platform to bridge the cultural gaps between Thailand and Canada. However, there were some cultural adaptations in production, language, working context, professionalism, and business opportunity. The study contributed to academic and professional persons in performing arts in designing management system that was appropriate with
challenging cultural differences. Efficiency and effectiveness were, therefore, the expected


Download data is not yet available.


สิรโรจน์ สกุลณะมรรคา. “การปรับตัวของพนักงานต่างชาติต่อบริบทการทำงานแบบไทย กรณีศึกษาพนักงานต่างชาติที่ทำงานในบริษัทโตโยต้ามอเตอร์เอเชียแปซิฟิก-วิศวกรรมการผลิต จำกัด.” สารนิพนธ์ระดับบัณฑิตศึกษา, มหาวิทยาลัยเนชั่น, 2557, 22.

Damrhung, Pornrat. “Working between two worlds: New roles for traditional Thai dance and

dancers.” Manusaya: Journal of Humanities 8, no. 2 (2005) : 44-57.

Hofstede, Geert. “Compare countries.” Accessed in January 18 2020. https://www.hofstede-insights.


Horčička, Aleš. & Jelínková, Lucie. “Consideration of cultural differences in the performance

management systems in Czech enterprises.” Procedia Economics and Finance 12,

(2014) : 221-233.

Koopmann-Holm, Bergit & Tsai, L Tsai. “Focusing on the negative: Cultural differences in

expressions of sympathy.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 107, no. 6

(2014) : 1092-1115.

Lewis, Jerome. “A cross-cultural perspective on the significance of music and dance to

culture and society insight from BaYaka pygmies.” Accessed in November 12 2019. Significance_


Ngamying, Dusittorn. “Thatsana Nataya Chatri dance: A creative conservation process of

performing arts for competition.” Journal of Cultural Approach 18, no. 33 (2017), 69-78.






บทความวิจัย | Research Article