Ballet Philippines presents ‘The Nutcracker’ in full Pinoy splendor

DENISE PARUNGAO as SUGAR PLUM FAIRY - Photo by Chris Yuhico.jpgThis month, Ballet Philippines, the country’s preeminent classical and contemporary dance company, takes on the timeless Christmas ballet The Nutcracker and sets it apart by adding its own unique Filipino flavor. The show runs from December 1 to 3 and from 8 to 10 at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Fridays – 8 p.m., Saturdays – 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sundays – 2 p.m.). SEYMOUR…

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Ballet Philippines reintroduces internationally acclaimed classics this October

Denise Parungao as the Bride in Songs of a WayfarerBallet Philippines, the country’s premier ballet and contemporary dance company, performs The Exemplars: Amada and Other Dances as internationally acclaimed classics take the stage from October 20 to 22 at the CCP Main Theater and on October 25 at the Globe Auditorium, Maybank Theater, BGC Arts Center. SEYMOUR…

Ballet Philippines opens 47th season with Firebird and Other Ballets

WingsWings, the 47th performance season of Ballet Philippines, kicks off with Firebird and Other Ballets from August 19 to 21 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo or CCP Main Theater. SEYMOUR…

CCP to confer highest award on Nora Aunor, Ricky Lee, 11 others

CCP logoThe Cultural Center of the Philippines will award the Gawad CCP Para sa Sining 2015 to 11 individuals, including acclaimed actress Nora Aunor and notable scriptwriter and fictionist Ricky Lee, and two organizations for their outstanding contributions to Philippine arts and culture on September 17 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). SEYMOUR…

‘Rak of Aegis’ leads Gawad Buhay! nominees for local theater’s best

Gawad BuhayRak of Aegis, a Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) production set in a flooded community and with the songs of pop-rock group Aegis as highlights, leads the nominees in the 7th Gawad Buhay! awards for the performing arts to be held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino or CCP Little Theater on June 11. SEYMOUR…