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Ballet Philippines to Perform at the International Dance Festival

Step into a world where movement becomes poetry and rhythm tells stories. From April 24th to April 28th, 2024, the Samsung Performing Arts Theater transforms into a haven for over 500 passionate dancers, converging for a magnificent weeklong celebration in honor of International Dance Day on April 29th.

Welcome to the International Dance Festival, where the heartbeat of the Philippines’ vibrant dance scene echoes through performances from various dance companies. Here, under one roof, the finest from across the nation converge to illuminate the stage with a kaleidoscope of styles and emotions, showcasing the diverse tapestry of dance.

Among the luminaries gracing this grand affair is Ballet Philippines, a testament to both grace and innovation in the realm of dance. On the evening of April 27th, BP shall whisk you away on a mesmerizing journey with excerpts from Carlo Calma’s spellbinding creation, “DIYOSA.” Originally unveiled as the crowning jewel of the company’s 53rd season, this ballet is not merely a performance but a transformative experience.

Prepare to be transported as DIYOSA breathes life into the rich tapestry of Philippine mythology, where gods and goddesses step down from the heavens to dance upon the mortal stage. Through a modern lens, ancient legends are reimagined, weaving together tradition and innovation in a breathtaking display of artistry.

Join us for an unforgettable evening as Ballet Philippines unveils the magic of DIYOSA, a testament to the enduring power of dance to captivate, inspire, and transcend. Let your imagination take flight and lose yourself in the timeless allure of movement, as we pay homage to the universal language of dance.

Get your tickets for the International Dance Festival’s BALLET GALA at www.ticketworld.com.ph today!

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Ballet Philippines Celebrates Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)

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Pili Ani Best Dressed Awards at Ballet Philippines’ Limang Daan Gala

The world premiere of Ballet Philippines’ groundbreaking production LIMANG DAAN coincided with International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024.

Patrons and ballet enthusiasts made their way to The Theatre at Solaire to attend the gala performance of this proudly original production. Attendees donned their best “modern Filipino” outfits, which showcased the beauty of local fabrics and iconic silhouettes in a refreshing and stylish manner. The 12 best dressed women were selected by Ballet Philippines, and were given special surprise gifts from Filipino skincare and wellness company Pili Ani.  

Vogue Philippines’ Audrey Carpio
Mia Borromeo
Pauline Juan
Liza Ilarde
Trickie Lopa
Lauren Liechtenstein
Queenmelo Esguerra and Michelle Asence Fontelera
Moira Lang with Erwin Romulo.
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BP’s Limang Daan Featured on ANC

Ballet Philippines recently concluded its season with a powerful performance entitled Limang Daan. This was an original performance showcasing the resilience and strength of Filipino women throughout history.

Making its world premiere on March 8, International Women’s Day, the performance was highlighted on ANC’s show, “At the Moment,” providing viewers with a glimpse into this compelling narrative.

We invite you to watch the feature on YouTube and witness the beauty and significance of Limang Daan.

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Dancing Through Dedication: A Tribute to Kathleen Liechtenstein, President of Ballet Philippines

In a heartfelt tribute by Jojo Silvestre of Daily Tribune, the spotlight shines on Kathleen Liechtenstein, the dedicated President of Ballet Philippines. Silvestre’s eloquent words capture the essence of Liechtenstein’s unwavering commitment and passion for the art of ballet. Join us as we delve into the inspiring journey of a leader whose selfless dedication has left an indelible mark on the world of dance.

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“Limang Daan” Gets Rave Reviews; More In the Press & Social Media

Ballet Philippines takes center stage with its groundbreaking production, Limang Daan, a powerful tribute to the resilience and strength of women across 500 years of Philippine history.

The press accolades have been resounding, highlighting the show’s poignant portrayal of feminine fortitude. Critics applaud the choreography’s seamless blend of tradition and innovation, underscoring the indomitable spirit of Filipino women. The show’s narrative, woven through intricate dance sequences, resonates as a testament to the enduring courage and tenacity of women in the face of historical challenges. Media reviews commend the precision and emotional depth of the performances, as the talented ensemble brings to life the untold stories of heroines who shaped the nation.

Limang Daan emerges not just as a ballet but as a cultural milestone, inviting audiences to reflect on the collective strength that has defined women’s roles throughout Philippine history.

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with Ballet Philippines

May this powerful performance inspire us to honor and uplift the incredible women who have shaped our past and continue to shape our future!

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BP’s Limang Daan Technical Dress Rehearsals

Ballet Philippines treated VIPs to an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience at the Technical Dress Rehearsal of Limang Daan on March 7, one day before the show’s world premiere.

Held at The Theatre at Solaire, attendees gained a rare insight into the intricate creative process behind a ballet production, witnessing the precision and dedication that characterize every aspect of the performance.

The TDR special access pass provided guests the unique opportunity to appreciate the collaborative efforts of dancers, choreographers, and technical teams, offering a sneak peek into the artistry and craftsmanship that will be showcased during the upcoming performances of Limang Daan.

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Reminder to Limang Daan Ticket Holders on March 9

As a thoughtful reminder to our dear ticket holders for our Saturday show, please plan your arrival earlier than usual due to the concurrent Ed Sheeran concert at the SMDC concert grounds. Expect increased foot and vehicle traffic on Aseana Avenue.

Solaire management is working diligently to secure parking spaces for all our patrons on that evening, but do note that access is shared with the Ed Sheeran concert-goers.

Your early arrival ensures a seamless start to an evening celebrating the strength of Filipino women throughout Philippine history.  

Your grace and cooperation are greatly appreciated.

See you at the ballet!

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Limang Daan In The Press

With only a few days before the gala night and world premiere of Ballet Philippines’ Limang Daan, find out what culture editors, journalists, and art purveyors are saying about it!

A beautiful full-page feature by Luis Espiritu on Daily Tribune