We Dance For You
Ballet Philippines (BP) is the flagship professional classical and contemporary dance company in the country. A resident company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, it was founded in 1969 by Alice Reyes and Eddie Elejar. It is widely recognized today as a cornerstone of contemporary Filipino identity.
With a treasure trove of almost 500 choreographic 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.
Led by its Artistic Director, Paul Alexander Morales and President, Margie Moran Floirendo, the company continues to pursue its vision of nurturing the best Filipino dance artists through its year-long program of professional and developmental dance.