Friday, August 12, 2011

Ballet Philippines in "Encantada" at the CCP Main Theater from August 12 to 14, 2011

To open their 42nd Season, Ballet Philippines presents...

Agnes Locsin's Modern Masterpiece
Featuring Joey Ayala at ang Bagong Lumad

CCP Main Theater (Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo)
Pasay City

Choreographed by Agnes Locsin to the music of Joey Ayala and libretto of Al Santos, it depicts man’s destruction of nature and its consequences, set during the Spanish colonial era. The ballet was last performed in full in 1998, and has been performed around the country and in Japan. USA International Ballet Competition silver medalist and Boston International Ballet Competition awardee Candice Adea and multi-awarded Germany-based dancer Georgette Sanchez will be reprising the title role created for BP legend Cecile Sicangco. Jean Marc Cordero, who also received a special award at the Boston IBC, will portray the Estranjero, while principal dancers Katherine Trofeo and Carissa Adea alternate as the Babaylan.

Show Dates:
12 (Friday) 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM
13 (Saturday) 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM
14 (Sunday) 10:00 AM & 3:00 PM

For more information and to buy your tickets, please CLICK HERE.

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