All tagged Robert Peralta
Dancing the Blue Bird Variation from The Sleeping Beauty, 11-year-old Juan Angelo De Leon – representing The Lisa Macuja School of Ballet Manila – soared to a bronze finish in the Pre-Competitive B Division of the Asian Grand Prix International Ballet Competition in Hong Kong.
Since coaching and being an older brother to the others came naturally to him, the transition from danseur to a teacher was not so difficult for Robert.
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.
It will be a sentimental return to Russia for Lisa Macuja-Elizalde as she heads the Philippine delegation participating in Days of Philippine Culture in Russia, with shows being held at Theater Russkaya Pesnya Moscow State Folklore Theater in Moscow on September 27 and at Kolizey Theatre in St. Petersburg on September 29.
Ballet Manila had partnered with the Lola Grande Foundation for Women and Children upon the latter’s invitation – through its president, Sylvia Lichauco De Leon – to hold dance classes at the Sta. Ana Elementary School in Manilafor the summer.