U Win Maung's style is an official branch of the Shwe Man Thabin Theatrical Troupe founded by its namesake, U Win Maung's father, in Burma. Shwe Man Tin Maung was awarded the title of Alingakyawswa, the highest title given to an artist by the government of Burma. U Win Maung studied Burmese dance from childhood, under the tutelage of his famous father, and has been a professional dancer for 25 years. Since leaving Burma in 1988, Mr. Maung has performed in all major cities in United States as well as giving master classes and lecture demonstrations in Indonesia, Singapore and New York. He is available for teaching, lecture demonstrations, master classes and performances (solo as well as with his troupe) through Lotus Music & Dance.