A former ballerina with Philippine Ballet Theatre, Erica Jacinto discovered her passion for dance photography and pursues her goal of making dance accessible to new audiences through her blog, artaturningpointe.
Ballet Manila’s frontliners were not only competent, they were captivating.
“Ballet Philippines revived five pieces from their seventies repertoire to signify the beginning of a requiem leading to their golden anniversary in 2019.”
“The power of this ballet lies in its choreography. Francisco successfully weaved patterns, created levels, and crafted sequences that were visually exciting.”
“Re-staging Swan Lake surely was a result of blood, sweat and tears. Needless to say, this is an ambitious project that survived against all odds.”
“As the song goes, Everything was beautiful at the ballet. Everyone was beautiful at the ballet.”
“This show brought me home. More importantly, it brought me Christmas.”
“With so much history and familiarity with classical ballet, this is a fitting repertoire for the Company. Their second offering is almost a tribute to Tchaikovsky as it is to the art form.”