All in This Month in BM History
Gerardo Francisco led the six-man delegation that represented Ballet Manila at the dance festival held from September 30 to October 9, 2011 in Korea’s city of cultural heritage, Andong.
Living up to its foundation as a touring company, Ballet Manila managed to hold two performance tours to Mindanao in its first year.
Just two years old, Ballet Manila decided to field seven soloists to the 6th Asian Pacific International Ballet Competition held from August 13 to 17, 1997 in Tokyo, Japan.
Since Ballet Manila started having a regular performance season in 1995, it has always included an all-Filipino production among its season offerings.
Only on its second year in 1996, the fledgling Ballet Manila made its debut in the United States with a six-week performance tour.
Gabriela, OPM, Atbp… The Philippine Centennial Celebration of Ballet Manila was staged on May 30 and 31 at the GSIS Theater.
Ballet Manila marked two significant milestones in April 1997: its transfer to a new base with a unique studio and its first official Ballet Manila Summer Workshop.
A few years before The Swan, The Fairy, and The Princess was conceived, Ballet Manila had already paid homage to the great composer in An Evening of Tchaikovsky..
Ballet Manila was formed in December 1994, but it celebrates its anniversary in February as it was on that month in 1995 that the group had its debut performance.