Summer Dance Workshop by Ballet Philippines: Learn to Dance with the Best and the Brightest

Summer is just around the corner, and for dance lovers around the country, it can only mean one thing—the CCP Summer Dance Workshop by Ballet Philippines!

What makes BP’s workshop unique is its authoritative faculty and its atmosphere of artistic excellence, professionalism and innovation. At the helm of the workshop is BP’s Artistic Director, National Artist for Dance Alice Reyes, who started the workshop almost 50 years ago.

Whether you’re a beginner or a pre-professional dancer, you will enjoy learning and honing your craft in classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance, and hip-hop and adult ballet. There are also classes in improvisation and composition, lectures in music for dance, makeup, and costume design, as well as courses for dance teachers of the Special Programs for the Arts and Senior High School Arts and Design Track.

Reyes is joined by Adam Sage, BP’s Associate Artistic Director and Ballet Master, and guest teachers Effie Nañas and Kun-Yang Lin, who will give special master classes. BP alumni and dance professionals such as Edward Malagkit, Monette Victoria, Perry Sevidal, Gina Katigbak-Garcia, Jeng Halili, Butch Esperanza, Annette Cruz-Mariano, and PJ Rebullida, and current company members join the roster of teachers this summer. Raul Alcoseba will teach dance composition to aspiring choreographers.

"Students can always look forward to learn something from the summer dance workshop,” says BP Dance School Director Rubylee Gomez.

“What’s exciting is what they will find out about themselves and their dancing—what they’re capable of, how far they can push themselves,how to make each movement meaningful and how to work hard. They can use this not just in dancing but in everyday life."

Located in the heart of the Philippine art scene, the Cultural Center of the Philippines, dance students are immersed in Filipino culture while also studying in the same halls that have produced outstanding dance artists for almost 50 years. BP’s 49th CCP Summer Dance Workshop will culminate on June 9-10,2018 at the CCP Main Theater with a Summer Dance Showcase featuring students in the various levels, as well as the Young Choreographers’ Showcase, featuring the works of 6 emerging choreographers mentored by Reyes herself.

BP Dance School is now located in four branches: CCP (tel. 832-3689), SM Aura Premier (tel. 531-4456), Greenhills Theatre Mall (Maritess A. Yong School of Dance managed by BP, tel. 0915-630-6968), and Victoria Sports Complex in Quezon City (tel. 0927-918-5238). For more information visit

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