Ballet Philippines' "Encantada" Aug 12-14, 2011

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Announcement from Ballet Philippines

Encantada, Agnes Locsin's neo-ethnic masterpiece, returns!

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.

Principal dancers Katherine Trofeo and Carissa Adea alternate as the Babaylan.

Show dates:
August 12, Friday at 3pm and 8pm
August 13, Saturday at 3pm and 8pm
August 14, Sunday at 10am and 3 pm

Musical guests Joey Ayala, Bayang Barrios at ang Bagong Lumad will perform on evening shows.

Libretto by Al Santos
Music by Joey Ayala
Choreography by Agnes Locsin
Set and Costume design by Salvador Bernal, National Artist for Theater Design
Lighting design by John "Ilao" Battalla

For tickets, call
Ticketworld: 891-9999
CCP Box Office: 832-3704
Ballet Philippines: 551-1003

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