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For one night only, Ballet Philippines 2’s acclaimed concert, Hugot Sa Rosas, returns for a performance at the CCP Little Theater. Set to music from Vincent de Jesus’ Songs to Slash Your Wrist By, the show highlights the talents of BP’s junior company and its new breed of dancers and choreographers. The show premiered at …

TFM Review: Hugot sa Rosas by Pia de Ungria Ballet Philippines dug deep within, far beyond the earth’s crust, past the mantle and we got boiling-hot emotions that steamed from geysers onstage. Hugot sa Rosas, comes from the concept of “hugot,” an overused albeit truthful expression that roots from our culture’s proclivity to utilize our …

Photography by Erickson Dela Cruz Swans, Queers, and the rise of AIDS take the spotlight in Body Positive +. Featuring excerpts from Swan Lake, Mark Bogaerts’ Bolero, Enrico Labayen’s Cloth, and other landmark pieces, the show celebrates the dancers’ innate athleticism in the context of the alarming rise of HIV in the Philippines. Enrico Labayen’s …

Talents blossom as “Hugot Sa Rosas” makes a comeback at the CCP Little Theater. After a successful two-night run at BP Studio One, the company and BP II brings “Hugot Sa Rosas” to the theater at last. Ready your heart, as the dances set to Vince De Jesus’ “Songs to Slash Your Wrist By” are …

Two fresh productions are set to bring Ballet Philippines (BP)’s 46th Season off to a good start. On September 12, 13, and 19, the company will perform Body Positive +, A Dance Gala for HIV Awareness. September 20 brings the comeback of Hugot Sa Rosas, featuring Ballet Philippines 2, BP’s junior performing arm. The performances …