Now Streaming: La Fille Mal Gardée (A Filipino Adaptation) and Other Ballets
The Cultural Center of the Philippines streams the 2009 production of The Philippine Ballet Theatre’s La Fille Mal Gardée (A Filipino Adaptation) and Other Ballets, featuring Acts Manila at International Christian Academy, the Claravall School of Dance, and the Quezon City Ballet of the Halili-Cruz School of Ballet.
The production was staged from September 25-27, 2009 at the CCP Main Theater. The cast of La Fille Mal Gardée features Bianca Trocino as Flordeliza, Peter San Juan as Karding, Anatoly Panasyukov as Aling Simang, PJ Rebullida as Alfonso, Joel Matias as Mang Tomas, and Gilbert Santos as Notary. They are joined by Tracey Castillo, Lea de Guzman, Lobreza Pimentel, Isabel Guidote, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Gentle Mapagu, Shireen Rosales, Rofel Artaiz, Marika Desembrana, and Krista Rodriguez, who play the Village Girls, and Mark Pineda, Stephen Canete, Glen Cabalonga, Jalel Pacasum, Leendon Raymundo, Jerome Gumayagay, Ricky Comeros, and Joshua Mendoza, who play the Village Boys.
It is helmed by the Philippine Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director Ronilo Jaynario and Ballet Master Anatoly Panasyukov. The sets and costumes are designed by Salvador Bernal and the lighting is designed by Dennis Marasigan.
The other ballets include Valse Brillante, with choreography by Shirley Halili-Cruz and Grace Garalde-Perez, music by Johann Strauss and performances by the Quezon City Ballet of the Halili-Cruz School of Ballet, Saan Ka Galing, Dalagang Pilipina, with choreography by Sol Fernandez, music by Jose G. Santos and arranged by Louie Ocampo, and performances by the Claravall School of Dance, Spring Water Pas De Deuz, with choreography by Grace Garalde-Perez and Lissa Tuazon Balmadrid, music by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Minkus, and performances by the Quezon City Ballet of the Halili-Cruz School of Ballet, Sacred Spirit, with choreography by Jun Saagundo, music by Native American Indian and Cirque du Soleil, and performances by Acts Manila at International Christian Academy, and Come Back to Me, with choreography by Ronilo Jaynario, music by The Beatles, and performances by Philippine Ballet Theatre.
The stream is part of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Women’s Month Showcase, presenting the creative portrayal of women dealing with women’s issues. It will only be available until March 31.
You can watch it through the CCP Channel or you can stream the show below.