Various dance groups and artists celebrate diversity in dance in Pulso Filipinas: Filipino Dance Gala 2018 Synergy in Philippine Dance happening this June 30, 2018, 7:00 PM and July 1, 2018, 3:00 PM at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater).
Directed by Paul Morales, the show will feature various dance genres including folk, contemporary, hiphop/jazz, ballroom and classical ballet performed by CCP resident dance companies namely Ballet Philippines, Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company, Philippine Ballet Theatre, and the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group; Bacolod City’s Dance Pull Project; University-based Dance Companies such as UP Dance Company; and various groups from the NCR including Ballet Manila, Airdance, G-Force, Philippine AllStars and Belinda Adora Ensemble. It also features performances of Abbey Carlos & Michael Barry Que and Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Ligaya Amilbangsa with the Alun Alun Dance Circle.
Pulso Filipinas aims to educate, enrich and deepen the appreciation of dance as a form of expression through the various works by Filipino dance artists, choreographers and dance groups as they aspire to unite the dance community.
Aside from the performances, the event will also have Body Talks that includes an Arts Online talk with Paul Alexander Morales, open rehearsals, round table discussions, a dance talk with Ms. Gina Katigbak, and lecture by Gia Gequinto. Dance workshops on hip-hop, ballroom, modern dance and adult ballet will also be conducted.