Founder and Managing Director of TheaterFansManila.com. Thinks about the performing arts scene 2/3 of the day, everyday. A firm believer in the Filipino artist.
“Whenever artists perform on stage, they always look like they’re larger than life; powerful, indestructible. But seeing this process made me see that they’re all human– passionate, anxious, and armed with a burning desire to succeed.”
“Each plot twist means more than what meets the eye, whether it is a point about the reality of mental illness, the effects of childhood trauma, or even the lethal effects of politics.”
Photography by Erickson dela Cruz
“Ang Dressing Room is a very clever art-imitates-life production that follows four actresses at the backstage of a staging of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.”
“Kalantiaw proves that a student production done well can rival any professional production any day.”
“Based on Moliere’s The Misanthrope, Schism is a satire that shows an art-imitating-life depiction of hypocrisy in the theater industry.”
Gold Villar and Nicco Manalo alternate as Sol, the leader of the rebellion.
The play is based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. It follows the adventures of Mouse as she journeys through the woods and tries to outwit her predators.
“The immediate and resounding standing ovation at the end of the performance was a testament to the hard work that the creative team has put in to polish this production.”