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Continuing its mission to bring ballet to the people, Ballet Manila took center stage at the Riverbanks Center in Marikina last July 26, 2019
Tuloy ang Saya-wan marked a successful collaboration between Ballet Manila and Academy One to raise funds for ballet scholarships.
Ballet Manila joined the nation in celebrating the Philippine Independence Day through a dance concert organized by the National Commission on Culture and the Arts and the SM Mall of Asia.
In a society that worships love, freedom, and beauty, dance is sacred. It is a prayer for the future, a remembrance of the past and a joyful exclamation of thanks for the present.
Asked if they’re ready to work as soloists, the three admit that they are nervous of the pressures that come with the job; but really, more than anything, they are excited.
Sleeping Beauty, the third installment of prima ballerina and Ballet Manila’s artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde’s princess trilogy, is currently under construction.
The job of feet is walking, but their hobby is dancing.
Eight Ballet Manila dancers are moving up the ranks including two to principal position.
In this clip are some of the most memorable moments of Deux.
All sorts of surprises have been thrown at Jessica Pearl Dames’ way ever since preparations for Deux, Ballet Manila’s season finale, started.
Much like his previous collaborations with Ballet Manila, The Winding Road – which will premiere in the company’s season finale Deux – is very close to his heart, especially since the songs used is music he began listening to as a boy
Sharing their personal thoughts on this special season are company artists Jessica Pearl Dames and Shaira Comeros, BM 2 artist John Carl Concepcion with former Ballet Manila dancer Alvin Santos, Lisa Macuja School of Ballet Manila instructor Sofia Sangco Peralta, and rehearsal mistress Eileen Lopez.
To be en pointe is where a dancer has her entire weight on full pointe, over the box of her pointe shoes.
An invitation from the Karmiel Dance Festival led Ballet Manila to its first-ever performance in Israel.
To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked some of Ballet Manila’s artists to share the most important lesson they learned from their mom and what this special woman in their lives has meant to them.
As the title reveals, this work of Martin’s makes use of expressive melodies from operas which he claims would surely showcase the artistry of BM dancers and the superb singing of Filipino classical performers.
After last year’s magical production of her own version of Cinderella, Lisa Macuja-Elizalde steps into her choreographer’s shoes once more, breathing life to another beloved fairy tale in Snow White.
When Ballet Manila first performed the classical warhorse that is Swan Lake, it had to “import” a Russian company to make a full cast.
Strong, fierce, beautiful – these are characteristics that the female corps of Ballet Manila share with the women warriors of Gerardo Francisco's Ibong Adarna.
Based on Li Cunxin’s biography of the same title, the film Mao’s Last Dancer is Ballet Manila company artist Jessica Pearl Dames’ favorite dance movie.