June 18, 2017

Ballet Philippines presents: A Gala Celebration

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    Ballet Philippines starts off their 48th Season, named Quintessence, with a bang by bringing in Filipino stars from various international dance companies in A Gala Celebration, happening at the CCP Main Theater from August 18-20.

    VISION OF FIRE. A quick snap from one of the performances of Edna Vida’s Vision of Fire./IMAGE Ballet Philippines

    Making their way back to the Philippines are Candice Adea (formerly of BalletMet and Hong Kong Ballet), Jean Marc Cordero (Ballett Kiel), Marcelino Libao (Hamburg Ballet), and Paul Ocampo and Chien-Yin Wang (OcampoWang Dance).

    Kris-Belle Paclibar in Agnes Locsin’s Salome/IMAGE Jojo Mamangun

    The production also marks the return of Alice Reyes, National Artist for Dance, as Ballet Philippines’ Artistic Director.

    Jean Marc Cordero and Rita Angela Winder in Norman Walker’s Summer’s End/IMAGE Chris Yuhico

    Some of the works to be featured in A Gala Celebration include Agnes Locsin’s Salome, Bam Damian’s Minamahal, Sinasamba, Edna Vida’s Vision of Fire, Norman Walker’s Summer’s End, and an excerpt from a ballet classic, Raymonda.

    Catch Ballet Philippines’ A Gala Celebration on August 18, 19, and 20 at the CCP Main Theater, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City. Tickets are available at TicketWorld starting at Php 500.

    Details:

    What: Ballet Philippines: A Gala Celebration

    Where: CCP Main Theater, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City, Metro Manila

    When: August 18, 19, and 20, 2017

    Ticket information: Php 500 (Zone 5), Php 600 (Zone 4), Php 1,000 (Zone 3), Php 1,200 (Zone 2), Php 1,500 (Zone 1), available at TicketWorld and the CCP Box Office

    Website: ballet.ph/seasons/season-48

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