A gathering of the finest Filipino dance talents here and abroad led by prima ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde will go on stage on June 1, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at the Aliw Theater, CCP Complex, Pasay City.
Presented by Ballet Manila, the Manila Broadcasting Company and Aliw Theater, the one-night gala concert brings together onstage for the first time today's most exciting and multi-awarded Filipino dancers, many of whom are coming home from the ballet companies they represent abroad.
The show is a benefit for Ballet Manila’s scholarship program, Project Ballet Futures.
Featured in Stars of Philippine Ballet are Candice Adea of Hong Kong Ballet, Christine Rocas of Joffrey Ballet, Aileen Gallinera and Eduardo Espejo of Ballet David Campos, Marcelino Libao of Hamburg Ballet and Jared Tan of Atlanta Ballet.
The gala also includes the Philippine premiere of choreographies by John Neumeier, artistic director and chief choreographer of the Hamburg Ballet (Spring and Fall and Nocturnes); the two dance pieces of the Joffrey Ballet, Bells and Reflections; a new choreography by Ron Jaynario (La Femme, the second of a three-part work in progress for PBT, called The Tribe); and a new piece by Augustus Damian III for an all-male ensemble of Ballet Manila entitled Aramica.
Vicente Sotto cor. Magdalena Jalandoni Sts., CCP Complex
Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
Saturday June 1, 2013 7:30 PM
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