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The title OPM and OPB was a nod to Original Pilipino Music and Original Pilipino Ballet, a fusion that Ballet Manila had already been known for long before this show.
This was the company’s third such tour in the US, having also gone there in 1996 and 1997.
The 10-year challenge – a game wherein people are encouraged to post photographs of themselves from 10 years ago alongside a current photo – has proven to be a popular source of amusement on social media.
In a spectacular show of force, Ballet Manila opened its 23rd season with Iconic 1.0 - the first instalment of a choreography showcase that features different shows in two weekends.
Iconic bares 17 different ballets created by 14 choreographers over two weekends.
These are the tales beautifully told by the Philippines' storytellers on toes.
For the first time in its 23-year history, The Lisa Macuja School of Ballet Manila conducted examinations for its classical ballet students in its branches in Pasay and Quezon City.
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.
The Philippines' most prolific ballet company joined forces with Asia's most romantic balladeer in a unique spectacle of dance and music.
For twenty years now, Ballet Manila has been bringing a series called Ballet & Ballads to assorted venues all over the Philippines – public schools, auditoriums, sports arenas.
“Melbourne is a wonderful place to live. It is full of culture, amazing food, beautiful parks and beaches,” affirms Tiffany.
Despite having to hang up her ballet shoes abruptly due to the ballet ban in the ‘50s, Sylvia Lichauco refused to completely give up on her dream.
Top advertising photographer G-nie Arambulo took time out from her busy schedule to pursue her other passion: ballet. Not on stage, however, but still behind the camera
With the dual role of Odette and Odile taking the centerstage, the role of Prince Siegfried in the classic ballet, Swan Lake, is often overlooked.
To say that the world’s most romantic ballet classic has become a company staple is an understatement. After all, Ballet Manila has performed Swan Lake as part of its repertoire in eleven of its 22 seasons so far.
With Ballet Manila’s numerous engagements leading up to its Swan Lake show dates, it’s easy to picture Jonathan Janolo and Eileen Lopez fidgeting around, wondering how they would be able to put together all the elements of this ever-demanding ballet classic. But such is not the case!
Ballet Manila received a silver prize for Gerardo Francisco’s Muro-Ami and the Best Dance Artist award for Nicole Barroso in the International Dance Festival 2017 held in Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam.
Ballet Manila is headed to Vietnam to participate in the Vietnam International Dance Festival to be held from September 15 to 23 in Ninh Binh Province.
Top advertising photographer G-nie Arambulo celebrates her 25th anniversary as a force behind the lens via the exhibit Alchemy en Pointe: A Dance of the Elements, which opens at 2 p.m. on August 26, Saturday, at the foyer of Aliw Theater, CCP Complex, Pasay City.
Already a laureate of several international ballet competitions, Ballet Manila principal Katherine Barkman is vying for top honors once more – this time at the XIII Moscow International Ballet Competition