Ballet Philippines, the country’s premier classical and contemporary dance company proudly announces its 45th Anniversary – The Sapphire Season as it celebrates 45 years of sharing the gift of dance.
The exciting line-up of productions is as follows:
Agnes Locsin’s LA REVOLUCION FILIPINA
CCP Main Theater | July 25-27, 2014
Hailed by critics as “poignant and powerful,” Agnes Locsin’s modern dance masterpiece returns to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of its lead character - Apolinario Mabini, the paraplegic, ‘brains of the Katipunan’.
Winner of Outstanding Dance Production and Outstanding Choreography for Agnes Locsin at the 2008 Gawad Buhay! Awards
THE BLUE MOON SERIES
CCP Main Theater | September 19- 28, 2014
This two-week celebration and fundraising series features 3 programs in a festival celebrating the company and its works.
THE BLUE MOON GALA
CCP Main Theater | September 26-27, 2014
Favorite masterworks including Redha’s Je tu Elle, Bam Damian’s Minamahal Sinasamba and other acclaimed award-winning works and special guests celebrate the company’s sapphire milestone.
CCP Main Theater | September 19-21, 2014
Hailed as “the show that brought sexy back to ballet”, this sublime re-staging by premier danseur Nonoy Froilan returns in this special repeat performance of the show.
THE HOMECOMING GALA
CCP Main Theater | September 28, 2014
Ballet Philippines shares the stage with the companies, dance schools and artists who have sprung from its rich tradition of excellence.
Alice Reyes’ CINDERELLA
CCP Main Theater | November 28-30, December 5-7, 2014
This highly celebrated retelling of the quintessential rags to riches fairy tale by Ballet Philippines’ Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus, Alice Reyes, brings laughter, merriment, and romance to the holiday season.
MANHID The Pinoy Superhero Musical
by Auraeus Solito, Vincent de Jesus, Carina Evangelista, and the Eraserheads
Choreographed by Paul Alexander Morales and Alden Lugnasin
CCP Main Theater | February 20-28, March 1-8, 2015
The season ends with the return of the legendary dance rock musical MANHID, co-presented by Tanghalang Pilipino. Set in an alternate present day Philippines where the EDSA revolution failed, this musical features heroes and villains with superpowers, and a people sick with Kamanhiran (Apathy). Celebrating a nation of heroes on the 29th Anniversary of EDSA revolution, MANHID promises to be a must-watch event for 2015.
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Founded in 1969 by Alice Reyes with the support of Eddie Elejar and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Ballet Philippines is the country’s premier dance company and is known worldwide for its repertoire of classical and modern pieces. Its school, the CCP Dance School, continues to produce dancers of international caliber.
For inquiries, visit www.ballet.ph, send an email to email@example.com, or call Ballet Philippines at 551-1003. For tickets and reservations, call the CCP Box Office at 832-3704 or Ticketworld at 891-9999.
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Ballet Philippines - The 45th Anniversary Sapphire Season. Rare scenes of power and grace. Love, valour and redemption. A toast to 45 years of dance excellence!