Ballet Philippines 2015
One of the much awaited presentation included in every year’s celebration of the Uhay Festival is the Ballet Performance of prestigious group. Giving importance to each and every citizen of the locality to be able to have not only a glimpse of these performances that can only be seen in theatres in the Metro but right in the very heart of the City readily available for them. It is adding a new flavor to every celebration by bringing spectacular performance like ballet and creating a suited and favorable stage for it at Pag-asa Gymnasium in this city. Info regarding this year’s ballet performers are as follows;
Founded in 1969 by Alice Reyes with the support of Eddie Elejar and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Ballet Philippines (BP) is widely recognized today as a cornerstone of the Filipino cultural identity. Its audience represents a cross-section of Manila’s populace and includes visitors from around the country and around the world. Each year outreach and educational programs introduce new generations of audience members not only to dance, but to music and visual art as well. BP’s official school, the CCP Dance School, continues to produce dancers of international caliber. As the dance company in residence at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Ballet Philippines is globally recognized as the country’s flagship company in ballet and contemporary dance.
With a treasure trove of over 400 works, Ballet Philippines’ wide ranging, eclectic repertory is unparalleled in Asia. From full-length classical ballets and internationally recognized masterworks to indigenous works of Filipino folklore and social issues, the company weaves a colorful tapestry of the Philippine’s rich and diverse cultural heritage – uniquely and distinctly Filipino.
The Company’s achievements, coupled with the generous and prestigious support of numerous local and national funding sources, have dramatically strengthened BP’s position as a world-class ballet company within the local, national, and international arts communities.
As the Philippines’ premiere dance company, now in its 43rd season, BP continues its vision of nurturing the best Filipino dance artists, in year long program of professional and developmental dance.
With the continuity of giving the best entertainment and giving back to the constituents what is rightfully for them and remembering that each year, a celebration is held that cater fabulous and elegant presentation, where else, than right here in the city.
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