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Ballet Philippines' 'Don Quixote': A classic rom-com narrated through dance

Feb 14, 2018 - 8:00 PM

To cap its 48th season, Ballet Philippines presents the classic 'Don Quixote'

Why Ballet Philippines' 'The Nutcracker' is a holiday must-watch

Dec 10, 2017 - 3:07 PM

The classic production is given a Filipino twist, choregraphed by Edna Vida and Alice Reyes

[Gameplan] How ballerinas dance through pain

Nov 17, 2017 - 3:37 PM

A ballerina’s day starts by waking up to pain. Ballet Philippines’ principal dancer Denise Parungao shares how she powers through it.

Revisiting the magic and romance of 'Swan Lake'

Mar 10, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Ballet Philippines reminds us why Swan Lake is so enduring and irresistible

Photo courtesy of Ballet Philippines

Love, madness, mortality in 'Giselle'

Sep 27, 2014 - 8:30 AM

She spoke directly to my heart in a language I thought I could actually hear writes Rome Jorge on the dancing in the beautiful Giselle

The work of George Birkadze: Where ballet meets martial arts

Aug 27, 2014 - 5:04 PM

Karate kicks and strikes Jiu Jitsu grapples and locks the grace and elegance of ballet – choreographer and martial artist George Birkadze brings all this to his dances

HIGHLIGHTS: Voices for Visayas

Jan 15, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Watch the Voices for Visayas benefit concert here on Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Cream Silk and a big night of music

Oct 21, 2013 - 9:52 AM

Music dance and beautiful hair meet under one roof

FACE OF STRONG HAIR. Sam Pinto walks out on stage during the finale of 'Cream Silk Hair Sonata.' All photos by Jory Rivera

'Lorenzo': Catechism as rock opera

Sep 15, 2013 - 5:55 PM

The first Filipino saint s life in a rock opera that crosses through time

SOLACE. Pieta as enduring symbol

Your weekend datelist: What to do, where to go

Aug 10, 2013 - 12:53 PM

A new week s coming up Here are a few events and movies you might want to check out

Edna Vida Froilan: Beyond ballet's legacy

Mar 04, 2013 - 3:26 PM

Rappler celebrates Women s Month with stories on inspiring women ladies who make a difference Be prepared for a fearless femme overload

SHE STILL HAS IT. Edna Vida Froilan strikes a dance pose in this photo posted September 2012. Photo from Edna Vida Froilan's Facebook page

The promise of Daragang Magayon

Feb 26, 2013 - 11:16 PM

The production team should be lauded for taking off from a much loved indigenous tale amidst the massive Hollywood ification and Disney fication of our culture in contemporary times

A PROMISE UNFULFILLED? Ea Torrado as Magayon in 'Daragang Magayon: Ang Istorya ni Mayon.' Photo courtesy of Rina Angela Corpus

Ballet Philippines dances to 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'

Feb 05, 2013 - 5:56 PM

Rappler gets a sneak peek at the rehearsals of Ballet Philippines A Midsummer Night s Dream and chats with the artistic director choreographer and BP president Margie Moran Floirendo

SEASON OPENER. Ballet Philippines opens the year with one of the best loved stories from William Shakespeare. Image from the Ballet Philippines Facebook page

PHOTOS: Janine Tugonon arrives in Manila

Dec 22, 2012 - 9:31 AM

We catch the Miss Universe 2012 first runner up who is finally home for the holidays

MISS UNIVERSE IN OUR EYES. Miss Universe 2012 first runner-up Janine Tugonon comes back home to a warm welcome from fans at the airport. Photo by Jedwin Llobrera

LIVE BLOG: PH in Miss Universe top 5

Dec 20, 2012 - 8:59 AM

Janine Tugonon makes it to the top 5 of the ongoing Miss Universe 2012 pageant We live blog the events as they happen in Las Vegas

Stay with us as we live blog the Miss Universe 2012 pageant

Miss Universe 2012: Shamcey Supsup interviews hosts

Dec 20, 2012 - 8:37 AM

The Miss Universe 2011 3rd runner up catches up with the hosts and talent for tonight s Miss Universe 2012 pageant

ON THE SCENE. Shamcey Supsup interviews Jeannie Mai in the latest episode of 'On the Scene.' Screen grab from YouTube (OfficialMissUniverse)

Miss Universe 2012: Rehearsal video

Dec 19, 2012 - 7:35 PM

As we count down the final hours before the Miss Universe pageant let us take a peek at how the candidates have been preparing

SHE GLOWS. Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon at the Miss Universe 2012 rehearsal. Photo posted on the Janine Mari Raymundo Tugonon Facebook page

Life after Miss Universe

Dec 19, 2012 - 6:48 PM

What is life like after one year as a beauty queen?

BRIGHT WOMAN, BRIGHT FUTURE. All Filipinos await the fate of Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon at the Miss Universe 2012 pageant in Las Vegas on December 19 (December 20 in Manila). No matter what happens, we can be sure that Janine will continue to be an inspiration to Filipinos everywhere, especially women. Photo from the Janine Mari Raymundo Tugonon Facebook page

Revisiting 'Rama, Hari'

Dec 18, 2012 - 3:40 PM

A review of Ballet Philippines biggest production this year

STAYING TRUE TO DHARMA. Christian Bautista (Rama) and Karylle Tatlonghari (Sita) were among the stars of Ballet Philippines' 'Rama Hari.' Image from the Ballet Philippines Facebook page

Miss Universe 2012: 'On the Scene' with Shamcey Supsup

Dec 18, 2012 - 1:07 PM

Know the stories behind some of the candidates national costumes

STILL BEAUTIFUL. Miss Universe 2011 runner-up Shamcey Supsup shows support for the Miss Universe 2012 candidates in 'On the Scene.' Screen grab from YouTube (OfficialMissUniverse)

Margie Moran-Floirendo on Miss Universe and Janine Tugonon

Dec 17, 2012 - 5:58 PM

We sit down with the last Miss Universe from the Philippines

GRACE AND GLAMOUR. Miss Universe 1973 Margie Moran-Floirendo is the current president of Ballet Philippines

5 reasons to watch 'Rama Hari'

Dec 01, 2012 - 3:57 PM

With only over a week on stage here s why you MUST catch this Ballet Philippines production

THE COLLABORATORS. Ryan Cayabyab, Alice Reyes and National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera are behind the music, direction, choreography and libretto of 'Rama Hari.' Photo courtesy of Jude Cartalaba

Karylle's ballet dreams

Oct 20, 2012 - 11:27 AM

After giving up ballet as a young girl the actress singer gets a second chance in Ballet Philippines’ newest production

KARYLLE TATLONGHARI AND CHRISTIAN Bautista play Sita and Rama in Ballet Philippines' 'Rama Hari' that opens on November 30. All photos by Don Regachuelo

Filipina wins first prize at prestigious ballet tilt

Jun 09, 2012 - 3:31 PM

Filipina Candice Adea wins top prize at the Helsinki International Ballet Competition