Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Ballet Manila’s 24th Performance Season - On Pointe'

On Pointé - Ballet Manila’s 24th Performance Season



Ballet Manila will be celebrating its 24th Anniversary and will once again stage a series of breathtaking shows filled with graceful dancing for its 24th Performance Season. 

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This year's theme is "On Pointé," - Ballet Manila highlights the most iconic element in a ballet performance – the pointé shoes which make a ballerina stand and dance daintily on her toes. The theme is also fitting for the ballet company’s upcoming performances as it is also a play on being “on point” which defines something to be excellent and perfect – the kind of shows that Ballet Manila consistently gives to their audience. 


According to Ballet Manila CEO and artistic director Lisa Macuja Elizalde, the decision to go with the theme is related to Ballet Manila’s Russian Vaganova style of training and dancing. 

"It defines what classical ballet is – being able to dance on pointé," -Lisa Macuja Elizalde said.

This season, Ballet Manila will be staging a thoughtfully curated line up of four shows. 




Snow White
The second installment in Macuja Elizalde's Princess Trilogy
September 7-8, 2019. 





Giselle
 A Romantic Ballet in Two Acts
October 19-20, 2019. 



Sleeping Beauty
The Last Installment in the Princess Trilogy
World Premiere December 7-8, 2019. 

Carmina Burana and La Traviata
 A Collaboration of Opera, Ballet, and Orchestra
February 29 and March 1, 2020.




With the start of the 24th season just around the corner, Ballet Manila is all set to once again capture the hearts of their audiences and showcase a production that reflects their refined techniques, dignified artistry, magnificent storytelling, and genuine passion for dancing. 


The Ballet Manila’s 24th Performance Season shows will be held at Aliw Theater, Pasay City

Buy your tickets, visit any Ticketworld outlet or call 891 9999, or go to www.ticketworld.com.ph




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